James  Macy,  Jr.

          James  Macy,  Jr.,  son of  James and  Anna Macy,  was born in Henry County, Ind., Sept. 26, 1840.  He worked on the farm with his father till manhood, and then began working at the blacksmith's trade, which he followed four years.  He was then in the saw-mill and lumber business thirteen years, and since then has been engaged in farming.  He owns a fine farm of 100 acres on section 14, Dudley Township.  He was married in 1869 to  Miriam Pidgeon,  a native of Henry County, born July 3, 1844, a daughter of  David and  Rachel Pidgeon.  They have seven children -- Rachel A.,  Mary E.,  Malinda J.,  Oliver L.,  Luella,  Dora E.  and  Rolland W.  Politically, Mr. Macy is a Republican.  He and his family are members of the Society of Friends.
History of Henry County, Indiana,  Chicago:  Inter-State Publishing Co., 1884, page 570.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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