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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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