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L L Sawyer

SAWYER, BALLOW

Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 14:30:33

L L Sawyer, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec 17, P O Ogden, was born in Porter county, Ohio, May 24, 1826, and remained there until he was twenty-one years of age, he received his education in that place, ad in the fall of 1847 he moved to St Joseph, Indiana, remaining there until 1866, when young he learned the cooper’s trade and worked at it during the simmer and in winter was engaged in teaching school, in August 1862, he enlisted in company E, One Hundredth Indiana infantry, and while in the army was orderly sergeant, he was discharged in 1863 on account of disability, he came to this county and in 1874 was elected to the office of county auditor, by a very large majority, he was married October 31, 1857, to Miss Julia L Ballow, a native of St Joseph county, Indiana, they have three children: Clara R, Elmer B and Dora E, Mr Sawyer owns 320 acres of land, 45 of which are in timber

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