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Biographical Sketch of Conrod S. Plaster (b. 1827)

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Biographical Sketch of Conrod S. Plaster (b. 1827)

Posted: 8 Dec 2002 9:24PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 14 Dec 2002 1:56PM GMT
Surnames: Plaster, Snyder, Planck
Conrod S. Plaster, is a native of Franklin County, Pa., where he was born January 17, 1827. His parents were George and Elizabeth (Snyder) Plaster, natives of Pennsylvania, of German descent. When our subject was ten years of age his parents removed to Richland County, Ohio, where he grew to manhood, receiving a good education in the district schools. At the age of twenty, he engaged in farming for himself. He soon engaged in the lumber business, which he followed until 1861, when he engaged in the drug business in Mt. Etna, which he successfully followed until 1883. During that year he disposed of his stock of drugs and purchased the farm he now resides on, and has given his entire attention to his farm ever since. On October 26, 1862, he was married to Martha Planck, daughter of Abraham and Mary Planck, old and respected residents of Huntington County. Martha was born in Fleming County, Ky., July 3, 1843. When two years old her parents removed to Rush County, Ind., and came to Huntington County, when she was ten years of age. This union was blessed with four children: William G., Charles S., Purlee C., and Theodore V. A., all of whom are living. Mr. Plaster is a member of the I.O.O.F. order, and upholds the principles of the Republican party.

The History of Huntington County, Indiana (Brant & Fuller:Chicago) 1887. Biographical sketches of Jefferson Township. Page 684.

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