Biography of Isaac Gilman
Madison, St Joseph County, IN Biographies





Isaac H Gilman, farmer, sec. 9; P. 0., Mishawaka; son of Jonathan and Berintha (Ferris) Gilman, natives of New York; was born in Indiana in 1840, and is of English descent. His parents emigrated to this county in. 1848, and settled in this tp. In 1866 he was married to Lizzie A. Bartlett, who was born in New Hampshire in 1844, daughter of Josiah and Hannah (Clark) Bartlett; her great grandfather signed the Declaration of Independence. They have had 4 children, of whom 3 are now living: Mary L., Abbie F. and Charles E. Mr. G. and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church; politically, he is a Repuplican. They own 180 acres of good land, which they value at $75 per acre. In 1861 Mr. G. enlisted in the army at Goshen, under Col. Eddy, of South Bend; he was in the service three years, and eight months; was in the battles at Iuka, Florence, the siege of Vicksburg, and was discharged at the close of the war.

From:
History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
Chicago 1880.


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