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C A Ebersole

EBERSOLE

Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/14/2006 at 16:35:48

C A Ebersole, recorder of Boone county ; was born in Columbus, Ohio, October 23, 1843 and lived there with his parents until the removed to this county, locating in Boonesboro, then a mere hamlet; there our subject was raised and when fourteen years of age entered the printing office of the "Boone County News", where he remained about two and one-half years; he was then engaged with is parents in the wheelwright and carpenter's trades, until the call of his county, he enlisted August 11, 1862, in company D, Thirty-second Iowa infantry, remained with that regiment until the close of the war, participating in the following battles: Little Red River, where he received a terrible wound, a ball passing through the right lung: after his recovery, he was engaged in the battle of Brownsville, Arkansas, on the Red river expedition, and was discharged at Springield, Illinois, August 3, 1865, returning to this county and engaged in the lumber business at Bass Point, which he followed for about ten years; in 1875 he turned his attention to farming in Jackson township, but his friends and acquaintances recognizing his ability, he was elected recorder of the county and has filled that office to the entire satisfaction of his constitnents; he was the only Republican elected on the ticket, but recieved a majority of 672, was married September 21, 1866 to Miss Mary M Gillett; she was born in Indiana, but raised in this county; they have four children living: Alberta E, William H, Bernard A, and Howard C

From the 1880 Bone county History book


 

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