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Transcribed biography of Ervin Shurr


Ervin Shurr was born on August 30, 1871, son of Lewis and Anna Shurr, on a farm south of Porter Cross Roads. He spent his first 30 years on the farm helping his father. When his father retired and moved to 308 Napoleon St., Valparaiso, Ervin also went with his parents. He then got a job in a general store where he soon met Minnie Schumacher, whom he married on April 26, 1906. He then moved to 255 Haas St., Valparaiso. They had one son, Kenneth Shurr, born on March 21, 1911. Ervin spent almost 20 years working in general stores and then went to Indiana General Steel Products where he worked until he retired. He died on March 29, 1968.

Source: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County. 1976. A Biographical History of Porter County, Indiana. Valparaiso, Indiana: American Revolution Bicentennial Committee of Porter County, Inc. 180 p.
Page(s) in Source: 160

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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