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Orlin Hinman


Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/20/2006 at 11:21:15

Orlin Hinman, farmer, Sec 8, P O Mineral Ridge, was born in Ashtabula county, Ohio , April 15, 1817, and was raised here till fifteen years of age, he then spent most of his time in Licking county, of that state, till he came West, he came to this county in the fall of 1854, he then learned the carpenterís trade when twenty years old, when he first came he engaged at farming near Mineral Ridge, and about the year of 1857 he took charge of the old Boonesboro Hotel, and continued in this for six months, and then returned to his home at Mineral Ridge, in 1857 he went to Pikes Peak in May, and returned in December of the same year, he came to his present location about twelve years ago, and his homestead consists of 300 acres of land, he held the office of township clerk in an early day for two terms and in 1858 was appointed postmaster under Buchananís administration, he was married in Ohio in 1840, to Miss Louis F Wilcox of Pennsylvania, and they have a family of four sons living: Lewis S, Clifford I, Frank and Alfred, they have lost four: Eva (late wife of Alfred Schleiter), Albert and two infants, his ancestors were all native of the New England States

1880 Boone Co History Book


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