Biography of Hezekiah Lyberger
Winona County, MN Biographies

HEZEKIAH LYBARGER, farmer, was born in Danville, Knox county, Ohio, February 18, 1821. His father was a blacksmith, and lie was very early set to work in the shop and had no educational advantages. At nineteen years of age he set out for himself in the world and continued to follow his trade for three years, after which he took up farm labor. In 1848 he went to Alamakee county, Iowa, where he secured land and engaged th farming. Here he married Elizabeth Davidson, whose parentage is elsewhere given above; their wedding occurred March 17, 1853. During this year Mr. Lybarger visited St. Charles and the next year removed here with his family and took up 160 acres of government land on Sec. 9, where he has ever since resided. He is a member of St. Charles grange and a republican; religious belief corresponds with that of the Methodist church. Mrs. Lybarger was formerly a Presbyterian, but since the dissolution of that church at St. Charles has joined the Congregational church at the same place. Five living children are included in the family, born as herewith given: William P., May 12, 1854, married Urilla Davidson, and is now living at Watertown, Dakota Territory; Ellen K., November 9, 1856, married James R. Pringle, and lives in the adjoining township of Dover; Lewis H., August 23, 1859; Mary I., December 23, 1864; Fred H., January 5, 1871; Charles and Alice P., born in 1867 and 1875, respectively, died in early infancy.

The History of Winona County
Together with Biographical Matter, Statistics, Etc.
BY: A. T. Andreas
H. H. Hill and Company, Publishers
Chicago 1883.


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