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Samuel  Harvey

          Samuel  Harvey  was born in Henry County, Ind., Aug. 27, 1854, a son of  Absalom and  Elizabeth (Downs) Harvey.  His education was received in the common schools and the Northern Indiana Normal School.  He was engaged in farming till Nov. 22, 1882, when he bought an interest in the hardware store and grain elevator in Mount Summit.  He is one of the most prosperous and energetic men of the village.  Politically he is a Republican.  He owns a fine farm of eighty acres, a half a mile from the village.  Sept. 14, 1876, Mr. Harvey was married to  Elizabeth,  daughter of  Benjamin and  Minerva (Veach) Beavers.  They have two children -- Gussie May, born Nov. 17, 1877, and  Walter, born May 24, 1882.
History of Henry County, Indiana,  Chicago:  Inter-State Publishing Co., 1884, page 760.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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