George  W.  Crum

          GEORGE  W.  CRUM,  a prominent farmer of Moral Township, and son of  Joel and Maria L. Crum, whose biography appears above, was born near London, Ind., October 3, 1847.  His entire life has been spent here, and farming is his occupation.  In his youth he received a fair education.  On March 5, 1872, he took for his life companion  Miss Kate L. Havens, daughter of  David and  Mary L. (Wilson) Havens, natives of Indiana.  The former was the son of Rev. James Havens, a noted minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Indiana, who spent his life in the ministry, and was counted one of the leading workers of his day.  David Havens, the father of Mrs. Crum, also entered the ministry at an early age, and was battling for God at the time of his death, June 6, 1860.  The mother is still living.  Mrs. Crum was born near London, August 23, 1853, and spent her girlhood days here, and by attending the district schools received a good education. This union was blessed with three children:  Roena, born December 25, 1872;  Orrin H., born May 18, 1875, and  Frederick E., born March 6, 1884, all of whom are living.  Mr. and Mrs. Crum are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  Politically, Mr. Crum is a Democrat.  He is one of the active workers of Moral Township.
History of Shelby County, Indiana, "Moral Sketches," page 714, Chicago: Brant & Fuller, 1887.
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