GEORGE F. ATKINS, of Birdseye, Ind., was born February 9, 1853, in Dubois County, his parents being Martin and Elizabeth (Denbo) Atkins, who were natives of this county, where they still reside. Our subject received a very limited education, owing to the inconvenience of school surroundings. Thus his boyhood was passed, mainly at hard work on his fatherís farm. Principally by his own exertions he acquired sufficient education to teach. He taught several terms before his marriage with Mollie Hilt, of Perry County, Ind., October 19, 1873. Mr. Atkins has been teaching ever since with periods of rest. He taught his last term in the spring of 1884, and may be called a first class teacher. He sold his farm in Perry County, and came to Dubois County in 1879, where he purchased another farm. In 1881 he sold this farm also, and engaged in general merchandise in Birdseye, with E.H. Baxter as partner. In 1885 he (our subject) purchased the otherís interest, and now controls the business. Mr. and Mrs. Atkins have four children: Eldora, Ella, Hattie and Charles Herbert. Mr. Atkins is a Republican, and a member of the I.O.O.F., also of the Methodist Episcopal Church. His wife is a Baptist.

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MATHIAS BREIT of Mentor, Ind., was born February 24, 1849, in Prussia, Germany. John and Mary (Klein) Breit were the parents of eight children, our subject being the oldest. The father who was a blacksmith, immigrated to the United States in 1882 and died in Cincinnati, Ohio, the same year. The motherís death occurred in Germany in 1860. Our subject came to America in 1871. He had good educational advantages and came to the United States to escape regular army service at home. He worked in Philadelphia for some time and then came to St. Meinrad, Ind., and began blacksmithing and manufacturing wagons, buggies, etc. From there he moved to Mentor, Ind., where he accumulated property worth $1,000. All his people are in the United States except one brother who is still in Germany. He was married in December, 1876, to Katrina Reinhart. They have had five children, two of whom are living: Charles and Anna. Mr. Breit is a Democrat and he and his family are Catholics.

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JOSEPH E. BUCHART of Schnellville, Ind., was born January 1, 1854. Edward and Katrina Buchart were the parents of nine children, seven now living, our subject being the third in the family. The father was a native of this State and among the early settlers. The mother was a native of Germany. Our subject spent his boyhood at home on the farm, where he received a limited education in English, remaining there until he was twenty-three years of age. He then left home and engaged in the general merchandise business at Schnellville, Ind., where he still continues to hold forth. He has a complete line of goods, carrying over a $10,000 stock, and has no competition in town. He was married, in May, 1878, to Catharine Schnell, daughter of Henry Schnell, the result of their union being two children: Edward and Harry. Mr. Buchart is a member of the Catholic Church and a Democrat in politics.

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WILLIAM M. CHANLEY, of Irish descent, was born December 25, 1830, in Kentucky. He is a son of George W. and Malinda (Baysinger) Chanley, who were the parents of seventeen children, ten of whom are now living. They were natives of Tennessee and Kentucky and came to Dubois County, Ind., where they have since resided. Our subject came to Indiana when about four years old, and was a pioneer boy on a wilderness farm till he was about twenty. He was married, October 31, 1855, to Sarah Miles, born and raised in southern Indiana. To them were born nine children, two of whom are dead. Those now living are Matilda, Mary, John W., Nancy J., Malinda, Barbara and Nora. After marriage Mr. Chanley settled on a farm of forty acres, all in heavy woods. He received no assistance and made what he has by his own exertions. He now owns 460 acres of fine land, 180 acres being cleared. He deals quite extensively in stock, and is a prosperous farmer. Mr. Chanley is a member of the Masonic fraternity and a Democrat, and takes an active part in politics. He and wife are members of the Christian Church.

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SAMPSON COX was born October 12, 1851, in Dubois County, Ind., and is the eldest of eleven children born to James and Nancy (Conley) Cox. The father was born in Kentucky, and came with his parents to Dubois County at the age of seven years. Here he was married and now lives. Our subject remained at home with his parents until he reached his majority, when he began working for himself. His previous education was quite limited, but he now began attending school at Marengo Academy, and getting a good classical and literary education. He made his own way through school, doing farm work between terms. At the age of sixteen he began teaching in Dubois county, and has continued in that work ever since, with the exception of his academic schooling. He also owns 120 acres of land, which he farms successfully. Sixty acres are under cultivation, and the rest is in timber land. December 25, 1878, he married Maggie A. Wheeler, of Perry County, Ind., the result of this union being one child - a son - Lunsford E. Mr. Cox is a Democrat and a Mason. He is a minister in the Christian Church, and has been such for fourteen years.

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CHARLES C. CUMMINGS was born March 3, 1826, in Tennessee. He is a son of Andrew and Sarah (Johnson) Cummings, who were the parents of nine children, our subject being the youngest and the only one now living; the rest died of consumption. The parents were natives of Tennessee, where the mother died. The father moved to Dubois County, Ind., near Huntingburgh, and died very suddenly on his way home from that place. He left a wife and three daughters, our subject being his only son. Charles C. was raised by Berry T. Goodman, who married his sister. He was an excellent man and a first-class citizen. Charles was married, at the age of twenty, to Nancy Hobbs, a daughter of Hiram Hobbs, one of the very first settlers of Dubois County. They have seven children, all now grown. After marriage Mr. Cummings worked until he had accumulated $25. He then borrowed $25 more from his brother, and entered forty acres of land. By industry and attention to business he now owns 1,080 acres of splendid farming land. He has given each of his seven children eighty acres of land, and yet has 520 acres, well stocked, and under good cultivation. His childrenís names are Thomas, Hiram, Woodson, Nancy Jane, Andrew, John and Maze. He is a Democrat in politics, all his sons being the same. He and wife are members of the Christian Church.

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JOHN CUMMINGS, fifth son of Charles Cummings, was born February 6, 1857, in Dubois County, Ind. He was raised at home on his fatherís farm, and received a common school education. At the age of twenty-two years he began working for himself. February 26, 1879, he was married, and began his wedded life on a farm, which was presented him by his father. he has continued farming since that time, and now owns eighty acres of good land. He married Mrs. Alice (Brown) White, of Newton Stewart, Orange Co., Ind., the result of this union being two children: Benton D. and Dessie May. Mrs. Cummingsí parents were natives of Maryland and Indiana. Her relatives now live in Orange County. Mr. Cummings and wife are members of the Christian Church. He is a Democrat, and his brothers and father are the same. He was elected trustee in the spring of 1884, and now holds that office.

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MARTIN ECKERT was born September 25, 1844, in Prussia, Germany, and is the eldest of six children born to George and Catharine (Volkman) Eckert, who were natives of the same province and came to the United States in 1854, landing at New Orleans and settling in Cincinnati, Ohio, where they lived for about eighteen months. From there they came to Dubois County, Ind. The father was a plasterer by trade and died in 1859. The mother is still living. Our subject lived on a farm till the war broke out, when he enlisted in Company K, Thirty-eighth Indiana Volunteers, and served three years and eleven months. He was in the battles of Perryville, Stone River, Chickamauga, Jonesboro, and with Sherman on his march to the sea; after coming home he worked for some time on a farm. November 11, 1866, he married Alice Howard, who has borne him nine children. Mr. Eckert is a well to do farmer and now owns 364 acres of good land. He is a Republican in politics and a member of the Masonic lodge and G.A.R.

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HENRY W. FARVER, a prominent druggist of Birdseye, Ind., was born March 15, 1845, in Westmoreland County, Penn. His parents were George W. and Eliza (Cazier) Farver. His father moved from Pennsylvania to Michigan in 1864 and bought a fine farm on which he yet resides. His mother died in August, 1883. His educational advantages were quite limited. He entered the army at the age of eighteen, enlisting in 1864, and remained till the close of the war. After coming home he began the study of medicine which he pursued at intervals for fifteen years. At this time he was in Indiana, from thence he went to the West Indies and began shipping red cedar timber to Germany, England and France. He left the West Indies and came to Indiana in 1880; he lived in various counties in this State and finally settled in Birdseye, where he has since been selling drugs. He now owns two drug stores, one in Birdseye and the other in Riceville, this State. He has an excellent stock and his business is comparatively large. He has led quite an adventurous life, being twice shipwrecked on account of storms, once having to swim two miles to reach the shore. His father was a Democrat in politics but at the opening of the war our subject became a Republican and is a prominent member of that party. He is a member of the I.O.O.F., of Birdseye.

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JOSEPH F. FAULKNER, M.D., of Birdseye, Ind., was born in Green County, Ky., March 2, 1834. He was one of eleven children born to William and Anna (Harned) Faulkner. His father was born and raised in Kentucky and his mother in Virginia. They were married in Indiana, whither she had gone to live; soon after they removed to Kentucky and began farm life, where they remained till 1841, when they purchased a farm in Orange County, Ind., and moved there. Here his father died in 1858. The mother remained on the farm till 1880, when she moved to Paoli and died in 1883. Our subject lived with his parents until of age, at which time he began teaching school. His educational opportunities were very limited, he only getting the benefit of schooling for about one year, owing to the fact that there were no schools near his home. When about grown he procured some books and by his own exertions acquired sufficient education to teach school. He began teaching when about twenty-one years old and continued in that work for about twelve years. As a teacher he was appreciated as one of the most successful of his day. During intervals between terms of school he worked on a farm until 1864, when, owing to a wound received in the army, he was compelled to quit teaching and chose medicine as a profession. He began practicing in 1872, at Schnellville, Ind., and has since been successfully engaged in that profession, practicing over ten years in Schnellville. He then removed to Birdseye, where he has since made his home and built up a good practice. In December, of 1861, he enlisted in Company F, Forty-ninth Illinois Volunteers, and was in the battles of Fort Donelson and Shiloh; in the latter battle he was severely wounded in the foot, which has caused him much trouble ever since. He was honorably discharged in August, 1862. Our subject was married, October 20, 1863, to Sarah C. Long, the result of this union being seven children, six of whom are living: Emma, Charles, John, William, Anna and Marion Marcus. The Doctor is a Republican, and is recognized as one of the leading men in this section of the county. He is a Freemason and a member of the G.A.R. He and wife are members of the Baptist Church.

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FREDERICK GOBBEL, M.D., of Birdseye, Ind., was born October 18, 1831, in Orange County, Ind. He is the eldest of seven children born to Absalom and Julia Anne (Davis) Gobbel. Absalom was a farmer by occupation and a native of Orange County, N.C. The mother was born in Kentucky and was married to Mr. Gobbel in Orange County, Ind., where they made their home. Our subject remained at home receiving an ordinary education at the district schools. When twenty years of age he married Hannah Hammond, of Orange County, December 1, 1850, who bore him five children. The eldest, Frederick R., is now practicing medicine in Grantsburg; the youngest Francis O. has now begun the study of medicine. Soon after marriage our subject began keeping a dry goods store. At the end of eight years he closed out, moved to Orange County and began studying medicine; moved back to Unionville and began practicing, graduating at Indianapolis Medical College in 1873. He practiced at Unionville until 1875 and then moved to Grantsburg and remained till 1879. He then gave up his profession and invested about $4,000 in a saw and grist-mill. In this he was not very successful, so began practicing medicine again, this time in Birdseye. Dr. Gobbel lived with his wife till 1878. He married Maggie Nelson of Louisville, Ky., September 17, 1884. He is a Democrat in politics and is a man of influence, has been a delegate to Congressional and State conventions divers times. He is a member of the Christian Church and his wife is a Presbyterian.

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ISAAC L. HOBBS was born in Perry County, Ind., July 6, 1841. His parents were Hiram and Sabra (Hifield) Hobbs, who were natives of Virginia and Indiana. At the age of eighteen Hiram left Virginia, came West, and finally settled in Perry County, Ind., where he entered land at $1.25 per acres. At that time the country was a wilderness inhabited by Indians and wild animals. The father and his family wore clothing made from the hides of deer, and were entirely dependent on their own exertions for a living. Our subject remained with his father until twenty-six years of age, when he married and began farming in Dubois County, Ind. He married Nancy Bradshaw, December 29, 1865. To them were born eight children: Sarah M., Joseph S., Sabra B., Maude, Marietta, Charles, Emma and Ross. Mr. Hobbs has been a successful farmer. He began life very poor but now owns 300 acres of good land, well stocked and conveniently arranged, of which 200 acres are under cultivation. This he has made by his own exertions. He is a Democrat in politics and takes great interest in political affairs. He had three sons who took an active part in the late war, one serving the entire time, another two years and the other about eighteen months.

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AMERICUS J. HUBBARD, a prominent man of Birdseye, Ind., was born November 10, 1845. He is a brother of Charles J. (elsewhere written), and the eldest of the family. His father and mother were natives of Vermont. The fatherís death occurred in 1877, preceded by his wife in 1870. Our subject remained at home, where he attended the graded schools until the breaking out of the war, when he enlisted in his countryís service in Company K, One Hundred and Twenty-eighth Volunteers, and mustered out at the close of the war. After coming home he attended two terms of school at Berea. He then remained at home until his marriage with Elvira Hestong, July 26, 1869. He was given the position of foreman in the Bedford Rolling-mill Company where he remained about three years. He went tot he old home and staid there until after his fatherís death, and then came to Dubois County and worked at making staves until 1884, where he engaged in general merchandising, still continuing the store business. He is a Freemason and I.O.O.F., and a stanch Republican in politics. He was well acquainted with James A. Garfield, being raised near the martyred Presidentís home.

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CHARLES J. HUBBARD, of the firm of Hubbard Bros., of Birdseye, Ind., was born February 15, 1856, in Bedford, Ohio. He is the youngest of three children born to Hine and Thankful (Francis) Hubbard. He received the advantages of a high school education at Bedford, and afterward attended Oberlin College two terms, receiving a literary and commercial education; he was a teacher both before and after attending college, and was very successful; at the age of twenty he went to California, teaching there for about four and a half years; he returned to Shoals, Ind., and began keeping books for McGregor & Hubbard, a stave firm of that place; he came to Birdseye about a year later; in the spring of 1882, he engaged in the grocery business for himself, remaining thus engaged for about one year, and then began a general merchandise business in which he was joined by his brother A.J. They have a thriving trade. Charles was married October 4, 1881, to Anna I. Dillon, of Columbus, Ind. They have one child, a son, Charles Hine. In politics Mr. Hubbard is a Republican and a member of the A.F. & A.M. and I.O.O.F.

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JAMES M. INGLE, of Dubois County, Ind., was born December 11, 1837, in Harrison County, Ind. His parents, Samuel and Margaret (Crowder) Ingle, had two children, our subject being the younger. The father was born and raised in Tennessee, and came to Indiana in 1832, being among the first settlers of Harrison County; he endured many of the hardships of frontier life, and died in 1853, preceded by the wifeís death in 1839. For some time after his fatherís death our subject worked about among the farmers of the neighborhood and earned his living as best he could; he worked for seven years as teamster about a large mill; he then came to Dubois County, and after remaining a year, bought 120 acres of land, mostly wooded. At the breaking out of the war he enlisted in Company K, Ninety-third Indiana Infantry, and served three years and three months; he was at the siege of Vicksburg, in the main battle of Mobile, at Holly Springs, Nashville, Tenn., and many others of note; he was discharged November, 1865, and went to his farm in Dubois County, and was married in 1867 to Martha Underhill, of Crawford County, this State, the result of this union being eleven children, who are all at home. Mr. Ingle is a Democrat, and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. His wife is a member of the Christian Church.

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ENOCH E. INMANN, of Birdseye, Ind., was born February 20, 1843, in Schuyler County, Ill. He is one of thirteen children born to Pamenius and Martha E. (Pascal) Inman, who were natives of Tennessee, and came to Indiana during Dubois Countyís early settlement. After a time they moved to Illinois, where our subject was born. The father died in 1844, of scarlet fever. After his death the mother moved to Dubois County, where she died in 1876. Our subject was raised on a farm, and entered the army at the age of eighteen; he enlisted in Company I, Twenty-fourth Indiana Volunteers, and was discharged December 31, 1863; he re-enlisted in the same company in 1865, when he was mustered out; he was in the Missouri campaign, and at Shiloh, Corinth, Grand Prairie, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, siege and surrender of Vicksburg, Fort Blakely, Mobile, and was on garrison duty at Galveston. Coming from the army he began farming. In 1866 he sold his farm and moved to Martin County, Ind., and bought another farm; he remained here about twelve years, and then came to Birdseye; he was married October 22, 1866, to Clarissa Hawhe, of Orange County, Ind., to whom were born six children, three now living: Lillie L., Pamenius E. and Alvin H. This wife died June 11, 1878. He was married to Martha J. Jacobs, of Birdseye, July 5, 1879. He is a reliable Republican, and a member of the G.A.R. He and wife are members of the Methodist Church.

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JEREMIAH W. JACOBS, was born October 10, 1845, in Dubois County, Ind. He is a son of David M. and Elizabeth (Kellams) Jacobs, both natives of Dubois County, and who afterward moved to Orange County, near Paoli. The father was born August 28, 1824, and died November 6, 1857. The mother was born July 8, 1828, and died July 14, 1876. Our subjectís education is limited owing to the undeveloped system of schools at that time. When the war broke out he enlisted in the Thirteenth Indiana Cavalry. He was at Franklin, Tenn., Murfressboro opposing Hoodís invasion from Atlanta. Was at Mobile, Ala., and in several cavalry skirmishes and six regular engagements. He received his discharge in November 1865, with the rest of the regiment. On coming home from the army he engaged in blacksmithing in Orange County, Ind., continuing in the shop two years, at the end of which he went to Newton Stewart, Ind., and began a shop of his own. In 1869 he became clerk in Pritchard & Hadleís dry goods store in the above place, remaining one year. He then engaged in drugs at the same place with Capt. William Swift. In 1872 he began the peddling business, continuing in it three years. In 1876 he came to Birdseye, Ind., and resumed his business, and now owns several lots in Birdseye. August 12, 1869, he married Lucinda Brown, who has borne him six children: Alicia, Viola, John E., Sarah E., Hattie F., Ervin O. and Ethel. Mr. Jacobs is a Mason and a member of the I.O.O.F., Lodge 604, and G.A.R., and a Republican, and has been elected to two township offices but declined to serve. He was elected justice of the peace at Birdseye, and is a member of the Reformed Methodist Church. His wife is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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GEORGE W. KING, son of Isaac and Catharine (Borden) King, natives of Kentucky, was born June 4, 1830, in Harbison County, Ind. The parents were married in Indiana and lived successively in this State and Kentucky, and finally settled near Birdseye, Ind., where the father died in 1881. The mother still lives with a daughter on the old homestead, and is seventy-seven years of age. George, the subject of this sketch, received a common school in the country schools of his county, and in early life followed farming for his father with whom he remained till 1857, when he married Mary Anne Kendall, March 12, 1857. The result of this union was fourteen children, eight now living: Isabel (Potter), Jane (Grant), Elijah M., Emily (Montgomery), Amanda E., Phoebe M., Theodore and Alvin R. After marriage Mr. King began farming on some vacant land near Mentor, Ind. He soon after bought forty acres of land, on which part of Birdseye now stands. In 1854 he bought eighty acres more. In 1885 he traded this farm for one of ninety-four acres near Schnellville where he now lives. He is a Republican, and did a great deal for the North during war times, although he did not enter the army owing to his large helpless family, who needed his support at home. He and family are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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AUGUST H. KOERNER of Birdseye, Ind., was born September 4, 1846, in Prussia, Germany, he is a son of John and Louisa (Pipper) Koerner, both natives of Germany. John Koerner was a railroad contractor in the old country, but on coming to the United States in 1851, engaged in general merchandise business in Franklin County, Ind., which is now carried on by one of his sons. The mother died in 1874. August our subject, received a good education in English and German, and at the age of fifteen attended a commercial college in Cincinnati, Ohio, for about five months. Leaving this school, he was given a clerkship in a fancy grocery store in Cincinnati, and soon became a traveling agent for the firm and remained with them about ten years. He then went into the stave business with his brother, Louis in eastern Kentucky, where he remained two or three years. They then removed to near Cincinnati, where they remained about three years and then came to Birdseye, and entered into partnership with another brother. Louis then left the firm and his brother William took his place. They have been very successful in their business affairs and now own two portable factories near the town which brings them in an annual income of over $30,000. Besides this they own 2,800 acres of good timber land in Dubois County, 120 in Pike, 160 in Crawford, 160 in Perry and property to the amount of $2,500 in Birdseye. They represent the Standard Oil Company, and are supplying staves to them. Their business in 1884 amounted to about $52,000. August was married in Cincinnati, July 28, 1874, to Antonia Arand, the result of the union being three children: Louis, August and Norma. He is a Democrat, and a leading man of his party. He is a Freemason, and he and family are members of the Lutheran Church.

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HERMAN T. KOERNER, a brother of A. H. Koerner, and a partner with him in the stave business in Birdseye, Ind., was born March 23, 1853, in Franklin County, Ind. He received a good common school education, and at the age of thirteen attended a commercial college in Dayton, Ohio, for one year. Soon after he received a position as clerk in a wholesale and retail hardware store in Cincinnati, Ohio. This position he held for four years. About this time he went to Lake County, Ill., and engaged in the general merchandise business with Frank Zimmer, where he remained eight years. He then returned to his father in Franklin County, Ind., and remained two years. In 1880 he came to Birdseye and entered into the stave business with his brother August. He was married, August 29, 1876, to Carrie Sandman, a native of Lake County, Ill. To them were born two children - one boy (infant) and one girl, Louisa. He belongs to the Democratic party and to the fraternity of Masons. He and family are members of the Lutheran Church.

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