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D P Eppert


Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/18/2006 at 23:33:51

D P Eppert, farmer, sec 23, P O Boone, was born in Clermont county, Ohio, December 16, 1829, and when about four years of age his parents moved to Clay county, Indiana, where he grew to manhood, in 1854 he removed to this county and located where he now resides, his homestead farm consists of 240 acres of as choice land as the state affords and he has the best residence in the township, he has devoted the principal part of his life to farming but in endowed with a natural mechanical skill, the proof of which is found in a horse tread power which is both novel and useful and is destined to become a source of great saving of labor in driving posts, raises and feeds considerable stock and has a large apiary containing over 100 stands of bees, to this he gives his personal attention, and in 1878 had 15,000 pounds of honey, June 29, 1852, he married Miss Mary J Hoffman, a native of Indiana, they have nine children living, Catharine (wife of J W Page of this township), Mary E (wife of W W Spencer of Colfax township), John M, Louisa J, Stephen A D, Jacob, Matilda, George P and Frank, have lost two, Patrick (died August 7, 1878), and Emma (died October 16, 1878, both of diptheria), Mr Eppert has been justice of the peace about eighteen years and in all that time has assessed but one fine

1880 Boone Co History Book


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