W.C. BRITTAIN is a native Hoosier, born in Dubois County, August 22, 1836, and son of Smith and Sarah (Brown) Brittain. Smith Brittain was born in North Carolina, August 1, 1806. He came to Indiana when the country was a wilderness, and passed his life among the Indians, wild animals, and in participating in the discomforts of pioneer life. His death occurred November 10, 1880. His wife was a native of Kentucky, born October 22, 1806, and died January 16, 1877. Our subject was raised on a farm and remained at home until he was twenty-eight years old. He was married to Samantha Mathis, born September 25, 1843, in Indiana. They are the parents of four children: Eva, Egro C., Iona Idelia and Evertt Guy. Mr. Brittain received forty acres of land from his father, to which he added 160 acres more. On this farm he lived about ten years. He then sold out and purchased 246 acres in Madison Township, where he now lives. He has built him a fine residence and erected good barns, and is prepared to pass the remainder of his life in ease. He is a Democrat in politics, casting his first vote for Buchanan. In 1882 he was appointed county commissioner to fill an unexpired term, and in the same year he was elected to fill the office again for three years. He is a Mason and member of the A.O.U.W. He and wife are members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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JOSIAH COLVIN, merchant, of Ireland, Ind., was born May 17, 1839, and is a son of William and Elizabeth (Hillman) Colvin, respectively of Ohio and Kentucky. The father bought a farm of eighty acres in Pike County, Ind., and worked there until his death, which occurred in 1845. The mother is yet living on the old place. Our subjectís education was meager, and was gained amid the disadvantages of frontier life, in log schoolhouses. His father died when he was six years of age, and he remained at home until he was seventeen, when he commenced as an apprentice learning the carpenterís trade, at which he worked until 1861, when he enlisted in the Union Army, in Company I, Forty-second Indiana Infantry. He took an active part in the battle of Perryville, and was discharged in 1863, owing to disability to perform active duty. September 1, 1863, he wedded Jane Selby, to whom four children were born: John W., Lillie May, Emma C. and Ella D. For some years after marriage he worked on his motherís farm, and carried the mail from Petersburg to Washington for eighteen months, and from Oakland to Princeton one year. In 1874 he commenced the mercantile business in Oakland City, where he remained seven years; thence to Petersburg, remaining four years; thence to Ireland, in 1885, where he is now carrying on the mercantile business. In politics he is a Republican, casting his first vote for Abraham Lincoln. He is a Mason and member of the I.O.O.F.

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ASHBERRY ALEXANDER (deceased) was born in North Carolina, September 8, 1812, son of Isaac and Charlotte Alexander, who came to Indiana in 1815, and settled in Dubois County, where the father entered a large tract of land south of Ireland. He was among the first settlers, and came here when the country was an unbroken forest. He endured many of the privations inevitable to pioneer life, but by industry he soon had a good home. He died December 27, 1851. The mother was born in 1779. The subject of our biography was reared at home, receiving a common school education. He made his home with his people until twenty-eight years of age, when he married Eliza Ann Dotson, a native of Indiana. She died in 1843, and he took for his second wife Nancy Armstrong, born October 9, 1811. To them were born four children: Charlotte, Isaac, George M. and Elizabeth. His second wife died August 10, 1858, and January 18, of the next year, he married Nancy Ellen Haskins, born April 27, 1838. They are the parents of eight children: Thomas Ashberry (deceased), Johanna (deceased), Morton, Brittannia Ellen, Mary, Permelia D., Ida May and Naomi. After his first marriage he located near the old home, and began farming. By economy and prudence he became the possessor of 900 acres of land of excellent quality, all in one tract. His death occurred December 7, 1876. In 1880 his widow married Stephen T.S. Cook. Our subject was a Republican and a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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S.H. DILLIN is one of eleven children born to Samuel and Jane (McMahan) Dillin. He was born in Dubois County, Ind., July 7, 1852. The father was a native of North Carolina, and came to this State with his parents when only about eight years of age. He married, and purchased 760 acres of land in Dubois County, where he located and remained until his death, April 23, 1875. He was an industrious and prosperous farmer, and one of the largest land holders in the county. He was twice married, and was the father of sixteen children. The last wife is yet living in Dubois County. Our subject remained with his parents until his majority, and then married Hester Ann Dillin, the daughter of Benjamin and Eliza Dillin, and began his career as a farmer. He bought 140 acres of land, and his father gave him 200 acres more. Here he located and has since lived. To him and wife were born these children: Charles W., Samuel E., Benjamin F., Frederick T., Lella and Alice. Mr. Dillin is a Republican, casting his first vote for R.B. Hayes. In 1880 he was elected township trustee, and at the end of two years was re-elected, proving an efficient officer. He is a member of the I.O.O.F., and his wife is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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JOHN A. GREEN, a native of Indiana, was born in Dubois County, January 1, 1843, and is one of eight children born to Lewis and Sarah (Ritchie) Green, who were natives of Kentucky. Lewis came to this State in his youth and followed farming as an occupation. In 1832 he was married and afterward bought 280 acres of land in Madison Township, Dubois County, where he lived thirty-two years. He afterward sold out and purchased 280 acres in a different part of the same township. His death occurred May 11, 1880. The mother is of Scotch-Irish descent, and a daughter of a Methodist minister. She came to Indiana from the Blue Grass State, when there were only a few white people in the county. She is now an agile, bright old lady of seventy-seven years. John A. was raised and educated in his native county, the first twenty-one years of his life being passed in aiding his parents on the home farm. Being a strong Union man, he enlisted in Company M, Tenth Indiana Cavalry, February 7, 1864. Shortly after, when out on duty, he was captured at Hollow Tree Gap, Tenn., and taken to Andersonville, where he was held for four months, when he was paroled and delivered up at Vicksburg and came home on furlough and did not enter the field again as hostilities had ceased. September 21, 1865, he married Elfa Banta who was born October 6, 1847, in Washington County, Ind. They have five children: Grace, Culvin, Neanian, Lewis and Roscoe. After his marriage he settled on the old homestead, where he now lives. He is a well to do farmer and owns 320 acres of land. He is a Republican, casting his first vote for U.S. Grant. He and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church.

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GEORGE M. GREEN, a prosperous young farmer of Madison Township, Dubois Co., Ind., was born August 22, 1864, and is a son of William H. and Rhoda (Shoemaker) Green. William H. is a native of Kentucky, and is of Irish descent born 1821. He came to Indiana with his parents when an infant, and made his home with his mother as long as he remained unmarried. August 15, 1850, he married Martha Damans, born June 20, 1835. To them were born four children: Mary E., Sarah E., Amelia and Minerva, all of whom are dead except Minerva. His wife dying in 1861 he took for his second wife, the mother of our subject. To them were born three children: George, Isabelle and Florilla. He was well to do, owning as high as 580 acres of good land, all of which he accumulated by his own efforts. In politics he was a Democrat, being one of the leading men of his party. He was county commissioner of the Third District for fifteen consecutive years, and was then elected township trustee for one term. At the expiration of his trusteeship, he was again elected county commissioner for three years, thus forcibly illustrating his popularity among the people as an upright and honest man. His death occurred January 14, 1884. Since his death, his widow remains on the farm with her children. Our subject works on the farm at home, and is a straightforward young business man.

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EDWARD A. GLEZEN, M.D., one of the old settlers of Dubois County, Ind., was born May 20, 1824, in Wayne County, Penn., and is a son of James and Susan (Hammond) Glezen. The father, who was of French and English descent, was born in Massachusetts, in 1777. The mother was born in 1786 or 1787, and was married to James Glezen, in Massachusetts. They lived for some time in Pennsylvania, and then Mr. Glezen came to Indiana to found a home for his family. He bought forty acres of land and commenced to clear and build a house, and then sent for his wife and children. The letter miscarried, and when the family, after a toilsome journey of twenty-one days, reached the new home (in May), the father had been dead three months. Our subject was educated in the primitive schools of his boyhood, and at the age of eighteen, he began the study of medicine under the direction of Dr. Leslie, of Petersburg, and in connection took a course of lectures under Dr. Davidson. At the end of three years, he located at Highbanks, Pike Co., Ind., and to Ireland, Ind., where he has since lived. He purchased 202 acres of land, and in connection with his practice carried on farming, in which he had excellent success. March 14, 1854, he married Mary Dillin, born March 4, 1836. To them were born ten children: Susan (deceased), Jane A., Carrie E. (deceased), Martha A., Sarah D., Blanche, Samuel A., Grace B., Joseph H. and Mary J. (deceased). Although Dr. Glezen has suffered many of the hardships of pioneer life, yet he has surmounted each and every one of them, and is now a leader in his profession, and a well to do citizen. He owns 404 acres of land, 300 of which are under cultivation. He is a warm Republican, casting his first vote for Zachary Taylor. He is a Mason and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and his wife of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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ELIJAH S. HOBBS, one of the old settlers of Dubois County, Ind., was born January 24, 1824, in Washington County, Ind., and is one of a family of ten children born to Elisha and Lyda (Coffin) Hobbs. They were both of English descent and natives of North Carolina; the father was born October 10, 1788, and the mother in 1789. They came to this State in 1814, and bought 100 acres of land, and soon after 160 acres more. The father died in 1846 and the mother in 1865. Our subject attended the primitive schools of his times, during the winter seasons, until he was grown, when he attended the county seminary five months. In 1844 he began teaching school, continuing at that work nine winter and one summer term, meeting with good success. September 12, 1854, he married Hannah Macy, to whom four children were born: Ada, Zeno, Lyman and Belle. The two sons are working on farms for themselves, Lyman in Kansas and Zeno near home. Belle is a teacher by profession, and has attended the State Normal School at Terre Haute, for two years. Mr. Hobbs moved to Dubois County in 1854, and by degrees purchased 480 acres of land which make him an excellent living. He lost his wife October 22, 1864, and June 7, of the next year, he married Margaret Lemmon, born August 3, 1835. He is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and may be called one of the first citizens of Dubois County, for by his industry and good management he has cleared up his farm, which was a wilderness when he settled on it, and now has a beautiful fertile farm. In politics he is a strong Prohibitionist, and cast his first vote for Zachary Taylor.

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JOHN D. KOONS, farmer, of Madison Township, Dubois County, Ind., was born August 11, 1850. His parents were John and Barbara (Cooper) Koons, who were natives of Germany, and came to this county in 1853. They settled in Ohio, and remained there about seven years farming, and the father working at the carpenterís trade. In 1860 he moved to Scott County and bought forty acres of land where he remained until his death which occurred about 1866. When the parents came to this country, our subject was but three years old. At the age of fifteen he left home and worked for about four years as deck sweeper on steam-boats plying on the Ohio, Mississippi and Red Rivers, afterward becoming night watchman. In the spring of 1874, he married Milda Widdle, a native of Indiana, to whom one child (now deceased) was born - Jacob. Her death occurred the next year after marriage. September 6, 1877, he married Alatha Curry, born June 9, 1840, in Dubois County, Ind. They have one child - Elzie Melburn. Mr. Koons started with but fifty-three acres of land, but now owns 135 acres. In politics he is a Democrat, casting his first vote for Horace Greeley. He is a member of the I.O.O.F., and his wife is a member of the Regular Baptist Church.

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CAPT. JOHN M. LEMMON, one of the prominent farmers of Dubois County, was born November 22, 1837, and is a son of John and Elizabeth (Simmons) Lemmon, natives of Kentucky. The father was born in 1802, and came to this county in his youth, where he married and bought 230 acres of land and began his career as a farmer. He was among the first settlers of the county, there being only two or three families preceding him. He died in 1872, and the mother in 1841. Our subject was raised at home, but without a motherís care, she having died when he was a child of four years of age. His education was acquired in the district school near his home. He remained at home working for his father until the war broke out, when he enlisted in Company E, Twenty-fourth Indiana Infantry, July 6, 1861, serving for three years. He took an active part in the battles of Shiloh, Fort Donelson, Port Gibson, Champion Hill, siege of Vicksburg and many others. He enlisted as a private, but was soon promote to first sergeant, then was commissioned second lieutenant by O.P. Morton. He proved to be an efficient officer, and was raised to the rank of first lieutenant and then to captain, December 29, 1863, which office he retained until the close of the war. He married Vinna Parker, and bought a farm of 120 acres in Dubois County, and commenced farming. In 1881 he bought a home in Ireland, Ind., where he has since lived. He now owns 220 acres of land, and is a successful farmer. He is a strong Republican, and belongs to the Masonic fraternity. He and wife are members of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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CHARLES C. McCOWN, M.D., of Ireland, Ind., was born August 23, 1856, in Harrison County, Ind., and is a son of John N. and Ruth (Miller) McCown, who were also natives of Indiana. The father was born in 1813, and is a farmer by occupation. In 1861 he moved to Crawford County and bought 200 acres of land where he has since lived. His wife died March 19, 1883, at the age of sixty-five years. Our subject received his education in the district schools near his home, and began teaching school in 1876, and continued at that work for three years. At the age of twenty-two he commenced the study of medicine, and in 1880 entered Louisville Medical College, and graduated from that institution as an M.D., in February, 1882. He located in Denning, Hamilton Co., Ind., and began practicing his profession. He remained there one year and then came to Dubois County, locating in Ireland. March 8, 1883, he married Lizzie Harris, daughter of John A. and Martha Harris. She was born August 28, 1861. They have one child, a daughter, named Ruth. Dr. McCown is a young man just starting in life, but he is building up a good practice. He is a Republican, casting his first vote for James G. Blaine; he is also a member of the Masonic fraternity.

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BURR MOSBEY. Among those who volunteered their services for the suppression of the Rebellion and fought valiantly for their countryís cause, was he whose name forms the subject of this sketch. Born August 13, 1843, in Indiana, his early life was passed on his fatherís farm. At the age of seventeen he went to Appanoose County, Iowa, and worked on the farm for three years, and then returned home and enlisted in Company K., Sixty-fifth Indiana Infantry. He was actively engaged in the battles of Knoxville, Resaca, Atlanta and Franklin, and many minor engagements. He received his discharge June 22, 1865, and returned home and led to Hymenís altar, Selina Banta, May 12, 1867; she was born December 21, 1844, and is a daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth Banta. Mr. and Mrs. Mosbey are the parents of nine children: Minnie, May, Myron (deceased), Maurice, John H., Myra Elizabeth, Charles Omer, Edwin B. and an infant. Our subject bought 160 acres of land soon after marriage, and at the death of his parents he inherited eighty acres in Madison Township. He is a highly successful farmer and has a comfortable home. He is a stanch Republican, casting his first vote for U.S. Grant. His parents, Burr and Mary (Armstrong) Mosbey, were natives of Kentucky. The father came to Indiana in his youth; he was born in 1810, and died in 1842. The mother was born in 1806 and died in 1870.

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JOHN P. NORMAN, merchant, of Ireland, Ind., was born December 26, 1839, in Dubois County, Ind., and is one of a family of seven children born to John A. and Brittainia (Dillian) Norman, both natives of North Carolina. The father left his native State in his youth and came to Dubois County and bought 690 acres of land in Madison and Bainbridge Townships. His death occurred June 29, 1849. The mother is yet living and is in her eightieth year. Our subject received his early education from the primitive log schoolhouse of his day, and passed his boyhood on the farm aiding his mother. September 23, 1858, he led to Hymenís altar Harriet Stewart, born July 15, 1840. To them were born nine children: Emma C., John O., Mary (deceased), Elizabeth, Robert S., Louisa (deceased), Alice Jane, Hattie May and Flora Ethel. After marriage John P. located on the old place and commenced his career as a farmer. At the breaking our of the war he enlisted in Company E, Fifty-eighth Indiana Volunteers, serving three years. He took an active part in the battles of Stone River, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge and numerous minor engagements; was wounded at Stone River and Chickamauga, but not seriously. He received his discharge in November, 1864, and came home and resume farming, and speculated in stock. He owns 414 acres of land, 250 acres under cultivation. In 1872 he bought an interest in a flour-mill. In connection with the mill, he entered into partnership in a general merchandise store, and now conducts the business individually and is doing extremely well. He is a warm Republican, casting his first vote for Abraham Lincoln, he and family are members of the Presbyterian Church.

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G.L. PARR, M.D., and druggist of Ireland, Ind., was born October 19, 1847, in Crawford County, Ind. He is one of a family of eight children born to John and Ruth (Parr) Parr, natives of Virginia and North Carolina respectively. At the age of twelve years John Parr went to Lexington, Ky., where he remained for upward of six years, then went to Indianapolis where he bought 120 acres of land and began tilling the soil. In 1829 he was married, and five years later sold his farm and moved to Crawford County, Ind., and bought 240 acres of land west of Leaven worth, where he and wife are yet living. He gave each of his children eighty acres of land, and now owns 213 acres. Our subject attended district school for only about fifteen months. The most of his education was obtained at home by applying himself to his books at leisure time; thus his education was sufficient to admit of his being a teacher at the age of twenty-one. He remained in this business three years and then entered the Medical University at Louisville, from which he graduated as an M.D., March 3, 1874. May 7, 1872, he married Sarah Taylor, to whom was born one child, Lunsford. April 28, 1874, his wife died, and October 9, 1877, he married Ludora Thomas, who has borne him one child, Homer. In 1874 he moved to Ireland where he has been practicing his profession and selling drugs, of which he has a good stock. In politics he is a Republican, casting his first vote of U.S. Grant, and is a member of the I.O.O.F.

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ELIJAH M. PIRTLE of Madison Township, Dubois Co., Ind., son of John and Nancy (Small) Pirtle, was born in North Carolina, 1833 or 1834. His parents were of Irish descent and natives of North Carolina, where they were married. They first moved to Tennessee and then to Dubois County, where he bought forty acres of land and has since lived. The motherís death occurred October 26, 1880. Our subject was raised on the farm and received a common school education. He remained with his parents twenty-two years, and in March 6, 1859, he married Matilda Mayo, daughter of George and Amelia Mayo, born June 3, 1840, in Indiana. They have four children: Mary, wife of Frederick Koons; Lucinda, Ellen and Johnnie. After marriage Mr. Pirtle located in Madison Township, where he purchased forty acres of land and lived twenty-one years. In 1884 he sold out and bought eighty acres in the same township. In politics he is a Democrat, casting his first vote for James Buchanan. His wife is a member of the Catholic Church.

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THOMAS Y.RILEY, superintendent of the county poor, was born November 29, 1810, in Sumner County, Tenn., and is one of a large family of children born to James and Delphia (Rice) Riley. The father was a native of Ireland and came to the United States in his youth and married in Virginia. He lived at different times in Tennessee and Kentucky and died in the latter State in 1814. Thomas Y. came to Dubois County, Ind., with his mother in 1818. He remained with her until he was twenty-eight years old, when he married Elizabeth Laurence, born May 7, 1820, in Kentucky. They have had ten children: Andrew Jackson (deceased), George Washington, Sarah Ann (deceased), James K. Polk (deceased), Nancy Jane, Delphia Ann, Rachael Elizabeth (deceased), Martha Ann, Mahala Ellen (deceased) and Permelia Catherine. After marriage our subject located in Orange County, where he purchased 120 acres of land and resided for over forty years. He then came to Dubois County and lived for ten years on a farm of 120 acres. In 1881 he applied for the position of keeping the county poor and was successful in obtaining the office. At the end of three years he was re-elected. Mr. Riley is a good, humane man and the right person for the position he now holds. His wife fills the office of matron with exceptional success. At present they have about thirty persons under their care. In politics Mr. Riley is a Democrat, casting his first vote for Andrew Jackson. He and wife are members of the Missionary Baptist Church.

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J.B. ROSE, one of the worthy farmers of Dubois County, Ind., was born July 11, 1831, in Kentucky, and is a son of Walker and Edith (Kemper) Rose, who were also native of Kentucky. The father followed the tannerís trade as an occupation. He married in his native State and lived and died there. His death occurred March, 1841. The mother came to Dubois County in 1858, and lived with our subject until her death August 10, 1878. J.B. Rose, our subject, was raised in Kentucky, receiving a very limited education and came to Indiana when he was twenty-nine years of age. December 22, 1862, he married Mary Ann Nicholson, daughter of Richard and Susan Nicholson. She was born January 10, 1843, in Clark County, Ind. To them were born five children: Helen, Mollie, Edith, Charley and May. After marriage he and his brother, Albert bought 327 acres of land in Madison Township, where he located and has since lived. In 1880 Albert died, and when the property was divided our subject received 160 acres. Mr. Rose is a promising and industrious farmer and has helped make Dubois County what it is. In politics he is a Democrat, casting his first vote for Pierce. His wife is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

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PETER J. SMALL, son of Nicholas and Margie (Lemond) Small, was born October 17, 1835, in Dubois County, Ind. The parents were natives of North Carolina, married in that State and came to Indiana in 1834, where Mr. Small purchased forty acres of land in Patoka Township and has since resided. He was an industrious man, and in a few years had increased his land to 160 acres. The mother was born in 1801 and died in 1862. Our subject received his education at subscription schools, there being no free schools at that time. He was married, December 10, 1859, to Sarah Ann Postlethuait, born December 20, 1831, in Ohio. They are the parents of three children: Charles Marion, Sarah Alice (wife of John Stutsman) and Elmer E. Mr. Small settled in Patoka Township, where he purchased eighty acres of land and commenced to till the soil. He remained there five years, then moved to Pike County and settled in Augusta and bought one-half interest in a general merchandise store, but becoming dissatisfied with the business, he sold our and returned to his native county and purchased 160 acres of land. November 11, 1872, his wife died, and May 8, of the next year, he married Anna Eliza Dean, born December 26, 1852, in Kentucky. They have six children: William Preston, Ida (deceased), Linnie, Myrtle, Isom Wesley, Martha Elizabeth and Effie Belle. Mr. Small has good buildings on his farm and is a prosperous farmer. A Democrat in politics, he cast his first vote for James Buchanan. His wife is a member of the Baptist Church.

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