Biography of John T. Mozingo
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JOHN T. MOZINGO, a native of Hamilton County, Ind., was born November 22, 1842; his father, Milton Mozingo, was born July 30, 1805, in Washington County, Va., and was married Ain Shelby County, Ind., December 23, 1831, to Miss Margaret Cooper. She was born July 31, 1804, is still living, and resides on the old home farm. Milton Mozingo came to Tipton County in 1850, purchased 200 acres of timber land, and put about seventy acres under cultivation; he was an old settler of this county and resided here until his death, February 29, 1880. Of a family of six children, four are now living - Frances M., Josephine Cooper, John T. and Phebe Ann Good. The subject of this sketch enlisted, in July, 1861, in Company C, Twenty sixth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was assigned, first to the Western Army, and later to the Southern Army; be was in battle at Prairie Grove, Ark., siege of Vicksburg and Morganzi Bend, Miss., and was discharged Septemher 21, 1864; he was married, September 25, 1867, in this county, to Miss Ellen Donner They have four children - Flora Etta, Sarah M., Elpina and Marion Edgar; he has since his marriage engaged in agricultural pursuits; he has cleared about sixty acres of land, and his farm is fertile and well drained. Mr. Mozingo is an active politician in the Republican party, and is 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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