Biography of Robert Singleton
Tipton County, IN Biographies





ROBERT SINGLETON, a prominent farmer of Cicero Township, was born in the North of Ireland February 15, 1826, and remained in his native country until he was eighteen years of age. He then emigrated to America and located in Boston, where he worked in a factory about seven years. In 1852, he went to California and engaged in mining. He had but $23 when he arrived in California, and when he came away, in 1855, he had saved $2,000. He then came to Tipton County, Ind., spent a short time in buying cattle, and subsequently purchased a farm of 160 acres, on which he has since resided. His farm is well drained, with 130 acres under cultivation. He raises grain and stock, and is a successful farmer. Mr. Singleton was married, March 30, 1856, in Tipton County, to Miss Elizabeth Hall, daughter of Hudson Hall. They have four children living - John H., James M., Ida and Nannie C.

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


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