George  W. House

George  W.  House ,  a farmer of Moral Township, was born February 25, 1838. His parents were  Masten  and  Nancy  Hoffman  House ,  both natives of Boone County, KY. They came to this county in an early day, and are among the pioneer settlers of this county. Our subject was reared on a farm, near where he now resides, receiving a fair education for that day. At the age of twenty, he began life on his own responsibility, and on March 28, 1858, was united in marriage with  Nancy  J.  Jackson ,  daughter of  Ichabod  and  Mary  (Maholm)  Jackson ,  the former a native of Highland County, Ohio, and the latter of Pennsylvania. Mrs. House was born on the farm where she now resides, March 22, 1842. This union was blessed with six children:   Irene,  Abel  D.,  Cornelius  M.,  Lauesa,  Lizzie  and  Mary  A. B. ,  of whom  Abel,  Cornelius  and  Lizzie  are deceased; both sons died with that dread disease, consumption.  Mr. and Mrs. House are members of the Missionary Baptist Church. Politically, he is a Democrat.
Shelby Co, IN, History, "Moral Sketches", page 715, Brant & Fuller, 1887
Transcribed by: Cindy Jones

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