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Transcribed biography of Aaron W. Lytle

AARON W. LYTLE was born in Boone Township, Porter County, Ind., July 12, 1841; he is one of the nine children born to Aaron and Hannah (Jones) Lytle, three of whom are living, town of them in Porter County. Mr. Lytle lived in Boone Township until he was about eleven of twelve years old, when he moved with the family to Valparaiso. In 1853, Aaron's father purchased a saw mill and some land on Flint Lake, where he did not long remain, but returned to Valparaiso. Aaron received most of his education at the Presbyterian institute at this place. In 1863, he entered the volunteer army, serving eighteen or twenty months; for nine months he was Captain. On February 21, 1866, he was married to Cordelia Denison, Wood County, Ohio; she was a native of Richland County, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Lytle have had five children - George, Jesse, Carrie, Dick and James; the first is dead, the others live at home. In 1868, Mr. Lytle connected the ice business with farming, which he has continue. He moved to where he now lives, three miles north of Valparaiso, in March 1822.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
Page(s) in Source: 286

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