Biography of Thomas W. Burkhart
Tipton County, IN Biographies





THOMAS W. BURKHART, a farmer, was born in Butler County, Ohio, May 16, 1841; his parents are John and Sarah (Bridges) Burk­hart. Thomas was reared on a farm, and, when he attained his majority, engaged in farming on a tract of timbered land containing 200 acres, situated in Section 33, Cicero Township, Tipton County; his present farm. of 120 acres he has since acquired, and moved on it in 1863, where he has resided for twenty years; he has 100 acres under cultivation, splendidly ditched and unsurpassed for fertility; he averages annually on this land fifty bushels of corn and from fifteen to eighteen bushels of wheat; he raises a fair amount of stock, consisting principally of hogs and cattle; he was married in Tipton County March 22, 1863, to Miss Emily Egler. They have five children, namely, Mrs. Ada A. Beckett, Eddie E., James C., Francis H. and Mary C. Politically, he is a member of the Democratic party.

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


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