Biography of William F. McCorkill
Tipton County, IN Biographies





WILLIAM F. McCORKILL, a native of Lexington, Ky., was born August 19, 1832. His father, Bryson McCorkill, removed to Johnson County in 1837, and in 1865 located in Hancock County, Ind., where his death occurred April 7, 1865. The subject of this sketch removed to Boone County, and subsequently engaged in farming in Marion County. In October, 1872, he removed to Tipton County and purchased a farm of forty acres in Cicero Township, and cleared thirty five acres. In 1881, he traded this for eighty acres in Section 35 of the same township. He now has seventy five acres under cultivation, well drained with tiling, and deals in both stock and grain. Mr. McCorkill was married in Johnson County, Ind., to Miss Mary E. Rorninger. They have five children - Thomas S., Cornelius B., James L., Rozaly and Charles F. Mr. McCorkill enlisted in April, 1864, in Company E, Ninth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and served nearly two years; he was assigned to the Fourth Army Corps, Second and Third Brigades. He is a Democrat in politics, and a member of the G. A. R.

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


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