Shelby County Indiana
Charles Boon Harvey
Charles Boon Harvey is a native of Henry County, born in Spiceland, March 13, 1846, the eldest son of Henry B. and Rebecca (Boon) Harvey. His father was born in Lancaster County, Pa., May 26, 1817, and came to Henry County, Ind., in 1841, and in 1844 married Rebecca, daughter of Driver Boon. He died Aug. 26, 1879, of paralysis. His wife died in 1876. Of their seven children, five are living. Our subject has followed farming principally through life. After his marriage he settled on what was known as the Daniel Hudson farm on section 18, which contains eighty-eight acres of choice land well adapted to fruit and small grains. He also owns sixty-five acres of his father's homestead, adjoining his farm on the south. He was married, in 1871, to Martha, daughter of Peter Shaffer. They have two children -- Lillian M. and Edna R.
History of Henry County, Indiana, Chicago: Inter-State
Publishing Co., 1884, page 488.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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