Biography of John T. Hunter
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JOHN T. HUNTER, farmer, is a native of Muskingum County, Ohio, and was born May 26, 1827; his father, John Hunter, removed to Marion County, Ind., in 1835, and here John T. spent his youth, and attended the common schools. The subject of this sketch engaged in farming in Marion County until 1860, when he purchased 160 acres of timbered land in Cicero Township, Tipton County. He now owns a good farm of 240 acres of fertile soil, well drained, and with 170 acres under cultivation. Mr. Hunter was married, in Marion County, Ind., November 3, 1850, to Miss Elizabeth J. Higdon. This union has been blessed with a family of six children; Mary E., Margaret, Charles W., Robert C., Cora and Eva. Mr. Hunter, in 1866, built a commodious dwelling upon his farm, and he also has other good buildings. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., and politically is identified with the Democratic party; he is a prominent farmer, and is President of the Tipton County Fair Company.

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


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