Biography of Samuel Hawver
Miami County, Ohio Biographies





SAMUEL HAWVER, farmer; P. 0. Tippecanoe City; is a son of Jacob Hawver, who was born in Frederick Co., Md., Sept. 27, 1825; his occupation there was working in timber; in 1856, he emigrated to Ohio and rented a house in Bethel Township, and worked at day labor for about eighteen months, and then bought a farm of SO acres in Sec. 16, in the above named township; he has since erected new buildings on his farm, and, in addition, has bought 80 acres adjoining, on the north, but has given it to his only child. His marriage with Catharine Bakley was celebrated Nov. 10, 1848; she is also a native of Frederick Co., Md., born April 23, 1828. Samuel Hawver was born in Maryland Aug. 25, 1849; he has always been engaged in agricultural pursuits, and is an enterprising farmer; since he owned the farm, he has erected an excellent barn and made considerable improvements in other ways, so that he now has a very desirable home. On May 11, 1871, he married Lizzie Upteinaft, who was born in Bethel Township, Miami Co., Dec. 1, 1851, a daughter of Augustus and Elizabeth Uptegraft; the fruits of this marriage are two children - Daisy E., born May 17, 1874, and Millie C., Sept. 13, 1876; Daisy E. died Nov. 21, 1877. Mr. Hawver and his parents are members of the German Baptist Church.

From:
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Chicago 1880


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