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Transcribed biography of Herbert Wilson


The Herbert Wilson family has lived in Valparaiso for only one year, but they have been residents of Porter County all their lives. Herbert is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wilson, life long residents of Lake and Porter Counties. He is a crane operator at Inland Steel. Mrs. Wilson (Evelyn) is the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Applegate of Hebron who were members of one of the first families of Porter County. Evelyn is cataloger for Valparaiso-Porter County Libraries. Both Mr. and Mrs. Wilson are graduates of Hebron High School, as are all of their children.

Their daughter Cheryl is married to Robert Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson of Portage. Cheryl and Bob also live in Portage and are on the teaching staff of Portage Twp. Schools. They have a five-year-old daughter, Jennifer.

Their second daughter, Cecile, is married to James Deardorff, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Deardorff of Teft. They live in Kouts with their son Douglas who was born in June, 1975. Jim works for the Valparaiso School system.

The Wilson's son Byron is married to Constance Heine. She is the daughter of the late Lloyd Heine and Mrs. June Heine of Hebron. They have two daughters, Tameron 6 and Nicole 4. Byron is employed by U. S. Steel and lives in rural Hebron.

Vicki is married to Ronald Andershock. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Andershock of Chesterton. Vicki is on the bookkeeping staff of Tittles and Ron is a steelworker.

Their youngest daughter Colleen is married to Keith Fitzpatrick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Fitzpatrick of Hebron. Keith is employed at Bethlehem Steel and Colleen is a waitress at the Waffle Shop in Valparaiso.

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: 176

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Biography transcribed by Steven R. Shook


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