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Biographical Sketch of Sherman P. Stults (b. 1861)

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Biographical Sketch of Sherman P. Stults (b. 1861)

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Classification: Biography
Surnames: Stults Kennedy Misler Schock
Sherman P. Stults, the junior member of the firm of M. B. Stults & Bro., furniture dealers of this city, was born in Clear Creek Township, this county, December 28, 1861. He is the second son of Jacob and Harriet (Kennedy) Stults, now of Clear Creek Township. Our subject spent his boyhood and youth working upon his father’s farm. During that time he attended the district school, in which, by the time he was nineteen years of age he had obtained sufficient education to teach school. After teaching one term he entered the normal school at Valparaiso, where he attended two terms. He then taught another term of school after which he located upon a farm in Clear Creek Township. There he was engaged in agricultural pursuits until January, 1885, at which time he came to the City of Huntington and took an interest in the large furniture establishment owned by M. B. Stults & Co. He now has a half interest in that establishment. They have a large and commodious store-room well stocked and are doing a good business. May 9, 1883, our subject was married to Katie R. Misler, daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Schock) Misler, of this city. She was born October 6, 1864, and died January 9, 1885. Mr. Stults is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the K. of P. Lodge.

History of Huntington County, Indiana. (Brant & Fuller: Chicago, IL) 1887. Biographical Sketches of Huntington – City and Township, p. 549/550.

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