Daniel W. Mullendore, one of the leading farmers of Nineveh Township, was born in Montgomery County, Ohio, September 17th, 1826, son of Jacob and Kate (Werts) Mullendore, and is the third in a family of eleven children. His father was born in Virginia in 1792, and died in Shelby County, Ind., in 1873. His mother was a native of Pennsylvania, born in 1804, and died in 1879. The family came to Indiana in 1832 and located in Shelby County, Ind. The immediate subject of this biography was educated at the early subscription schools, and in 1849 began farming in Shelby County, Ind., and in 1859, came to Johnson County, and settled where he now resides. He owns a valuable farm, comprising 350 acres of fertile land. Mr. Mullendore was married in 1849 to Miss Elizabeth Oaks, a native of Bartholomew County, Ind., born December 25, 1828. They have eight children: Sarah K., born in 1851; Jacob, 1853; Andrew, 1855; Kate, 1858; Lewis M., 1861; Olis, 1863; Edgar V., 1865, and John T., 1867. He is a republican, and he and wife are members of the Christian Church.

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Banta, D. D. History of Johnson County, Indiana. Chicago, IL: Brant & Fuller, 1888, page 757.