Mahlon D. Harvey
Harvey is a native of Henry County, Ind., born Dec. 19, 1836, a
son of Jacob and Alice Harvey. His father was born in
Wayne County, Ind., in 1810, and was married to Alice Koons,
daughter of Goerge Koons. They are living in Tipton County,
Ind. They had a family of fourteen children, nine boys and five girls,
seven of whom are living. Mahlon D. is the only one living in Henry
County. He has a beautiful farm of eighty acres three miles north of New
Castle. His residence is situated on a beautiful site of land commanding a
view of the surrounding country. Hi pays especial attention to raising
fine cattle and hogs. Mr. Harvey was Superintendent of the county poor
farm ten years. In 1862 he enlisted in Company D, Sixty-ninth Indiana
Infantry, and served three years; was mustered out in August, 1865. He
participated in the battle of Richmond, Vicksburg, Arkansas Post and many
others. He was married in 1859 to Amelia J., daughter
of Aleck and Elizabeth Williams. They have three
children -- Theodosia, Vickie, and Edward L. Mrs.
Harvey is a member of the Christian church. He is a member of Fidelity
Lodge, No. 59, I.O.O.F.
History of Henry County, Indiana, Chicago: Inter-State
Publishing Co., 1884, page 489.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming