Wilber  Small

            Wilber M. Small  was born July 26, 1865.  He received a common school education in the schools of Shelbyville, and at the age of sixteen began business for himself in the confectionery trade.  He moved into his present location in March, 1887, where he is conducting a successful business.  He was married January 26, 1887, to  Stella J. Pherigo, a native of this county, born March 31, 1866.  She is a daughter of  John W. and  Esther (Spurlin) Pherigo.  Mr. Small is an Odd Fellow and Democrat.
Note:  See biographical sketch of Wilber's father, Edward Small.
History of Shelby County, Indiana, "Shelbyville Sketches," Chicago: Brant & Fuller, 1888, page 535.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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