LaGrange County Records of 
Old Settler's Meetings
From the LaGrange Standard
June 1889

These records of the Old Settlers' Meetings come from the  local newspaper of the time, the LaGrange Standard, and submitted by Lori Kime .


OLD SETTLERS' MEETING
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In the LaGrange Standard Paper, June 20, 1889. 

The following persons who had been residents of the county for 50 years or longer were registered on the STANDARD list as present at this annual meeting: 

Names:                      Residence Began:            Years Resident Now:

Lorin Atwater                July 1835                      53 years
E. Anderson                    1830                         59 years
C. H. Blanehard                1834                         55 years
John Butts                   July 1836                      53 years
Peter Beisel                 Aug. 1837                      52 years
O. R. Barnes                   1835                         54 years
Mrs. R. C. Browning            1836                         53 years
Elias Butts                  July 1836                      53 years
Chas. Cochran                 May 1836                      53 years
James R. Carp                Oct. 1832                      57 years
J. W. Connelly                 1835                         51 years
Edwin Dyer                   Oct. 1836                      53 years
Mrs. H. Davis                Nov. 1833                      56 years
Mrs. Dickinson                 1836                         53 years
A. Fleming                   June 1837                      52 years
Mrs. A. Fleming              June 1837                      52 years
A. Fillmore                    1837                         52 years
Cyrus Fillmore                 1837                         52 years
Mrs. Wm. Fleming             June 1836                      53 years
Wm. Fleming                    1838                         51 years
R. P. Herbert                June 1837                      52 years
Mrs. R. P. Herbert             1838                         51 years
Jacob Hoagland                May 1836                      53 years
Mrs. J. Hoagland              May 1836                      53 years
Hiram Jacobs                   1836                         53 years
Wm. Jacobs                     1836                         53 years
Mrs. Wm. Jacobs                1839                         50 years
Mrs. Hiram Jacobs              1836                         53 years
Milo Jones                     1835                         54 years
J. M. Keith                    1835                         54 years
Calvin Kinney                  1833                         56 years
Mrs. C. Kinney                 1833                         56 years
A. S. Kilbury                  1836                         53 years
Mrs. A. Lampman                1836                         53 years
Mrs. W. E. Miller              1835                         54 years
Mrs. Menelaus                  1838                         51 years
Mrs. J. C. Maxwell             1836                         53 years
Mrs. Mariah Miller             1833                         56 years
Wm. S. Olney                   1834                         55 years
A. B. Parham                 July 1836                      53 years
Hawley Peek                    1836                         53 years
Paul Pierce                    1836                         53 years
Wm. Preutiss                   1835                         54 years
J. S. Ramsby                  Oct. 1834                     55 years
Mrs. M. Sidener              June 1837                      52 years
John Smith                    Oct. 1833                     56 years
Mrs. John Smith              March 1836                     53 years
H. Smith                       1834                         55 years
Mrs. N. M. Starr               1832                         57 years
Mrs. L. VanKirk                1833                         56 years
S. P. Williams               March 1837                     52 years
Wm. Walker                     1832                         57 years
Mrs. Wm. Walker                1832                         57 years
Wm. Woodard                   June 1837                     52 years
Mrs. Angeline Wier             1836                         54 years

DEATH ROLL



From the LaGrange Standard Newspaper, Thursday, June 20, 1889. 

Reports from the Township Vice-Presidents were called for and the following deaths of Old Settlers were reported since the last annual meeting (June, 1888). 

Milford Township.
Adam Getting aged 64 years, Elizabeth Forst aged 65 years, July Dunbar aged 80 years, John A. Bartlett aged 74 years, John Martin aged 85 years, Jacob Sigler aged 75 years. 

Johnson Township.
D. Livergood, Mrs. Livergood, Mrs. Eshelman, Mrs. Sally Dorsey, Charles H. Mills, Mrs. Martha Field. 

Lima Township.
Chas. Doolittle, Mrs. Doolittle, Miss Mercy Sanger, Samuel Burnell, Mrs. Morse, Adam Parker, Mrs. Lemuel Fobes, Mrs. T. J. Spaulding, Mrs. Samuel A. Bartlett. The golden wedding of H. W. Wood and wife, at Lima, was also reported. 

Eden Township.
John Trittipo aged 64 years, Mrs. Elizabeth Low aged 42 years, Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor aged 66 years, Mrs. Sophia Nelson aged 86 years. 

Clay Township.
Isaac Slack aged 65 years. 

Clearspring Township.
Mrs. John Gibson aged 70 years. 

Bloomfield Township.
Valentine Brown aged 66 years, John Preston aged 81 years, Jonas P. Niman aged 60 years, Mrs.
Fobes aged 81 years, Mrs. James Chandler, James Howey aged 78 years, Mrs. F. P. Griffith aged 63 years, Mrs. Spaulding aged 89 years, John Tidrick aged 49 years, Wm. Fish aged 80 years, Mrs. Daniel Westbrook aged 76 years, Lazarus Rose aged 58 years, Mrs. Jenks aged 82 years, Mrs. Chas. Allen aged 51 years, Mrs. Johnson aged 65 years, Mrs. Orrin Craft. 
 
 


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