Biography of Elisha Haskett
Tipton County, IN Biographies





ELISHA HASKETT, a farmer and one of the pioneers of Tipton County, is a native of North Carolina. He grew to manhood in his native State, when he emigrated to Tipton County in 1848, where he entered upon the career of a farmer. When our subject located in this county, the present thriving town of Tipton contained but about one dozen houses, only one of which was a frame, the rest being the typical cabin of the frontier. Mr. Plaskett at the present time owns nine valuable lots and eight houses in the town of Tipton. His public services have been many and various. He has assisted in laying out many roads and ditches in the county. He votes the Democratic ticket. He has been married four times, the first marriage occurring in North Carolina, in 1839, to Miss Martha Ann Wallace, who died in 1852. His second marriage took place in 1854, to Delphina C. Davis, who departed this life in 1862. He was married the third time, in 1865, to Charlotte Cordell, and after her demise he was married in the fall of 1880 to Margaret Haskett, his present wife. He is the father of twelve children, as follows : By his first wife five, by his second wife two, by his third wife three, and by his fourth wife two. He is a member of the Grange society.

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


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