Shelby  County  Indiana
Biographical  Sketches

John  Eck

          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

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