Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/14/2006 at 15:25:15
Samuel Dale, mason, contractor and cooper, Boonesboro, was born in Wayne county, Ohio, February 22, 1837, and when seven years of age removed with his parents to Iniana residing there until 1857, he then started for the West, spending some two years in the Territories, where he was engaged in butchering and trading; in 1862 he came to Boonesboro, but only remained for a short time, and in 1864 took up his permanent residence in the place; he was married in April 1863 to Miss Mary Williams, she was born and reared in Henry county Indiana; have three children; Orra, Rover, and an infant ; since residing here he has had the contract for the mason work on several important buildings of the two towns among which is a school house in Boonesboro, two in Boone, John A Hull's home, the large mill and elevator in Boone, and McFarland's bank building in fact, he has been largely engaged in the contracting of most of the substantial buildings of the towns; since 1872 he has been extensively engaged in coopering; doing all the work for the town businesses, besides a great deal of other work; Mr Dale is one of Boone county's most driving and enterprising business men
From the 1880 Boone Co History Book
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