C. M. WARE, M. D., was born in Henry County, Ind., in 1844, and is the son of William P. Ware, of German descent,
and a native of Darke County, Ohio. W. P. Ware was reared on a farm, and in early life came to Henry County, Ind.,
with his father. In 1842, he was married to Lucinda Main, which union was blessed with eight children - Christopher
M., Caroline, Luther S., John W., Lewis A., Henry J., Lucinda S. and Mary M. Mr. Ware located in this county in
1848, settling on the banks of the Wild Cat, where he erected a log cabin and began to clear his land. He lived
on several different farms in Howard County, until the fall of 1864, when he purchased 160 acres joining West Liberty,
on which he lived until his death. He was an active member of the Union League during the war, and held a prominent
position with the Good Templars and the Grange movement. Both he and his wife were members of the Christian Church.
C. M. Ware was reared on a farm and received a good common school education. In October, 1865, he began the study
of medicine in the office of Smith & Scott Bros., at Greentown; the following year, attended the Rush Medical
College at Chicago; he then returned to West Liberty, where he practiced until the fall of 1870, when he entered
the Indiana Medical College, graduating in February, 1871; he then renewed his practice in West Liberty, where
he has since remained. Mr. Ware was married in January, 1870, to Angeline Conway, daughter of Richard and Cynthia
(Ray) Conway. This union was blessed with one child, Aletta (deceased). Mr. Ware, soon after his marriage, purchased
property in West Liberty, and has since, by his practice, been enabled to purchase 160 acres of land near the village.
Mr. Ware has been a member of the Masonic order since 1871. He is a member of the Democratic party, but votes for
the man rather than for the party.
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Howard County, IN
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