Biography of Harrison Pentecost
Madison, St Joseph County, IN Biographies





Harrison Pentecost, farmer, sec. 15; P. 0., Woodland; was born in Ohio, in 1812. His parents, Joseph and Mary (Worrell) Pentecost, now deceased, were natives of Pennsylvania. Mr. P. came to this county in August, 1854, and settled in this tp., where he has been a resident and successful farmer ever since. He was married in 1840 to Susanna Bolinger, who was born in Ohio in 1819, and they have 2 children Adaline, wife of Jacob Kelley, a farmer of this tp., and Lavina, wife of Jonas Williams, a resident of Michigan. Politically, Mr. P. is a Democrat; his education was limited, but he reads a great deal. He owns 220 acres of land, which he values at $10 per acre. He had no start in life when he began for himself, and has worked hard all his life, being a careful manager, an industrious citizen, and an obliging neighbor. Mrs. Pentecost, who is still living, has been quite unfortunate in suffering from insanity.

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


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