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Mrs. Catharine Myers

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Mrs. Catharine Myers

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Posted: 950788800000
Classification: Biography
Edited: 993311417000
Surnames: Myers, Rutman, Agne
p. 592/3 Clear Creek Township Biosketches. "History of Huntington Co., IN." (Brant&Fuller:Chicago) 1887.

Mrs. Catherine Myers, widow of the late Anthony Myers of Clear Creek Township, was born in Germany, November 10, 1825. She was the daughter of Philip and Elizabeth (Rutman) Agne, with whom she came to America when she was seven years old. Her parents settled upon a farm in Stark County, Ohio, where she continued to resided with them until about 1844. In that year the parents removed to Portage County, Ohio, where both spent the rest of their lives. The mother died February 24, 1863, and the father died February 14, 1879. The subject of this sketch was married to Anthony Myers on the 13th day of May, 1847, in Akron, Summit Co., Ohio. They then moved to Middlebury, Summit County, Ohio, where Mr. Myers acted in the capacity of foreman in a pottery for a period of nearly nine years. In October, 1857, they came to this county and located upon a tract of woods land which the husband had previously purchased in Warren Township. They resided there until in March, 1875, when they removed to Clear Creek Township, and settled where Mrs. Meyers now resides. On entering this county Mr. Myers adopted the vocation of a farmer, in which pursuit he continued until his death, which occurred November 5, 1886. Mrs. Myers is the mother of eight children, as follows: Henry P., born February 20, 1848; Flora L., born June 20, 1849; Mary E., born October 8, 1851; Edward A., born September 21, 1853; Clara C., born December 26, 1858; John W., born January 25, 1861, died January 22, 1884; Harriet E., born March 26, 1863; Cora E., born April 19, 1866. Mrs. Myers is a member of the Lutheran Church. Her seven children are members of the United Brethren Church. She owns a farm of 256 acres, most of which is in cultivation. Her husband, Anthony Myers, was born in Germany, January 15, 1821. He came to America with his parents when he was seven years old.
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