LARAWAY, ROBERTSON, SPEARS
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/12/2006 at 12:15:01
Isaac Laraway, farmer, Sec 35, P O Xenia, was born in New York, December 13, 1822, and received his education in the common schools and Jefferson Academy, Schoharie county, New York, when twenty years of age he went to learn the carpenter’s trade with Orson Phelps in that county, this he followed about twenty-nine years, and in 1852 he came to Jackson county, Indiana, where he remained until 1869, during which time he worked at his trade, taught school and clerked in a store, in 1858 he went to selling goods on his own account in Redington, then he followed about four years, in 1869 he moved to Western Missouri, where he bought a farm and worked at his trade, in 1875 he came to this county and located in Union township, and in October 1878, came upon his present farm, owning 160 acres of land, has been twice married first June 5, 1859, to Miss Hannah Robertson, who died December 10, 1862, leaving two children: William, living and Charles A Deceased, again August 4, 1867, to Mrs Cascilda Spears, a native of Jackson county, Indiana, they have two children living: Harriet and Charles R, lost an infant, Mrs L had one son by her former husband J L Spears
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