Biography of Jesse Ware
Howard County, IN Biographies





JESSE WARE, a retired farmer and old settler of Howard County, was born in Warren County, Ohio, in 1825, and was the son of John and Margaret (Roberts) Ware, natives of New Jersey. In 1833, he moved with his parents to Fienry County, Ind., and in 1847, his father entered 240 acres of land in Howard County. At the same time Jesse entered 160 acres in Union Township, on which he lived eleven or twelve years he lived on several different farms in the county until he finally purchased 200 acres east of Greentown; he also has twenty acres of timber land in Jackson Township. Mr. Ware has always lived a fanner's life; he has been a hard working man, and has cleared over 100 acres of land in this county. Besides his farm land, he has a comfortable residence in Greentown, in which he is now living a retired life. Mr. Ware was married in 1846 to Miss Phebe Moon, of Henry County, Ind. By this union they had five children, three of whom are living; Sarah E., Mary J. and Sophia. Mrs. Ware died in 1857, and Mr. Ware was married to Lucinda Main. They had five children, only one of whom is living, O. P. Morton. Mr. and Mrs. Ware are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mr. Ware has held the office of Supervisor several times.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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