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Transcribed biography of Barnabas Williamson

BARNABAS WILLIAMSON was born February 24, 1844, and was the third of a family of four children born to David and Anna Williamson; he came with his parents to this county, where he has since made his home; his life occupation has been that of a farmer. On the 25th of May, 1873, he was united in marriage to Mary Torpy, a native of Porter County, and born October 28, 1845; she was a daughter of A. C. and Julia Torpy. Shortly after his marriage, Mr. Williamson moved on the farm where he now lives; this farm he had previously purchased; it numbers 160 acres of good land. Mr. and Mrs. Williamson have been blessed with three children - Edward G., Cora E. and an infant who has not yet been named.

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: 355

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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