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N C Galpin

GALPIN

Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 1/17/2006 at 20:57:19

N C Galpin, merchant and postmaster, Boonesboro, was born in Michigan, January 10, 1840, and received his education in the common schools and an academy, upon arriving at majority he came to this place and engaged in the blacksmith trade, which he followed for seven years, and then engaged in the meat-market business for two and a half years, he had a leg broken and was compelled to give that up, upon his recovery he was appointed postmaster, in connection with which office he keeps quiet an extensive stock of books, stationery, etc, he commenced life with scarcely and means, but by energy, industry and rare good judgement, having worked hard in his early manhood and made his widowed mother a comfortable home, went to work with a will and made one for himself, September 1, 1863 he was married to Miss Olive A Cummings, a native of Jefferson Coutny, New York, they have four children: Melvin W, Flora E, Edward L, and Curtis R

From the 1880 Boone Co History Book


 

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