Biography of August Gahimer
Rush County, IN Biographies





AUGUST GAHIMER, farmer and thresher in Walker township. was born in Orange township, this county, February 20, 1871, a son of William and Kate (Leatherman) Gahimer. Both parents were horn and reared in Rush county and the father has been a prosperous farmer here for many years, now owning 414 acres of good land. His children are August, Julius, George and John. August Gahimer attended the public schools in Orange township, assisted his father on the home place and all his life has been engaged in farm pursuits. Following his marriage he began farming for himself on a fifty acre tract belonging to his father, and still lives on the same, paying grain rent. Mr. Gaiximer is a thorough going farmer, keeps everything in good order and raises grain and as much stock as the place will support. He also owns and operates a threshing outfit. On August 18, 1895, he married Maggie Hauck, who was born in Shelby county. Indiana, a daughter of Peter and Kate (Henry) Hauck. The parents of Mrs. Chimer were born in Germany and were young when they accompanied their respective parents to the United States. Mr. Hauck was a cooper by trade and had a shop at Blue Ridge, Shelby county. Of his family of seven children four are living, Frank, Kate, Rose and Maggie. Mr. and Mrs. Gahimer have one child, Goldie E., who is the wife of Albert Lestertherger, a farmer in Shelby county. They have two children, Lawrence E. and Leland A. Mr. Gahimer and family are members of the Christian church at Manilla. He has always voted with the Democratic party.

From:
Centennian History of Rush County, Indiana
Edited by: A. L. Gary and E. B. Thomas
Historical Publishing Company
Indianapolis 1921


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