Shelby County Indiana
John Eck, Township Trustee, was reared a farmer boy in Liberty Township, this county, where he was born February 24, 1856. He is the only son now living, of George Eck of this county. When he was of age he rented his father's farm, which he is now
working. He was married January 13, 1881, to Miss Flora B. Ensminger, who was born in this township, January 7, 1861, the daughter of John and Lousia (Hubbard) Ensminger, natives of Virginia. By this marriage two children were born, Herman, born in 1884, and Maggie P., born February 21, 1887. Mr. Eck is one of the well-to-do young men of his township and highly esteemed for integrity and honesty. He is a staunch Democrat and was elected Township Trustee in 1886. He is a worthy member of the Presbyterian Church.
History of Shelby County, Indiana, Chicago: Brant & Fuller, 1887, "Liberty Sketches," page 686
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming