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Samuel Hare

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Samuel Hare

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Posted: 20 May 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 9:50AM GMT
Surnames: Hare, Hochfacker, Moore, Miller, Wisman
p. 710/1 "History of Huntington Co., IN." (Brant & Fuller: Chicago) 1887. Biosketches of Lancaster Township.

Samuel Hare, the subject of this sketch, was a a native of Baltimore Co., MD, and eldest son of John and Catharine (Hochfacker) Hare. He was born May 25, 1817, and in 1847, was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Moore, a union blessed with three children, to wit: Jacob, born May 14, 1848; Sarah born Nov. 9, 1849; and John born in 1851. His wife dying some time the latter year. His second marriage was solemnized on the 3d of January, 1854, with Mrs. Phebe Wisman (nee Miller), who was born in Wayne Co., IN, March 20, 1828. The following are the names of the children born to this marriage, viz: Julia A., born Sept. 21, 1854; William H., born May 8, 1856; George H., born July 11, 1858; David D., born October 6, 1860; Benjamin F., born Oct. 6, 1862; Noah W., born Jan. 11, 1866. Mrs. Hare's 1st marriage was celebrated December 10, 1846, with George Wisman, by who she was the mother of two children, Nancy A. and Hannah Wisman, the former born Nov. 20, 1847; and the later, Oct. 4, 1849. Mr. Wisman departed this life on the 6th day of August, 1849. Mr. Hare moved to Huntington Co., IN in 1854, and settled in Jefferson Township, where he resided for a period of about 12 years. At the end of that time he purchased a farm in Section 29, Lancaster Township, which he improved and upon which he lived until his death, January 20, 1875. He was one of the representative citizens of Lancaster Township, and a man widely and favorably known for his many sterling qualities. Mrs. Hare is a member of the Christian Church, of which she has been a regular attendant and a faithful worker for a number of years.

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