Henry  Maley,  Jackson Twp

          Henry Maley, farmer and lumber-dealer, Edinburg, was born March 18, 1841, in Germany, and is the son of  John  and  Christine Maley, who settled in this county in 1841. Mr. Maley married Jan. 10, 1864, Miss Rebecca, a daughter of  William  and  Elizabeth Compton, who are both living. Mr. and Mrs. Maley are the parents of five children --- Phoebe A.,  William H.,  Charles E.,  Maud E.  and  Claude.  Mr. Maley is a heavy lumber dealer here and in West Virginia, and handles from 4,000,000 to 5,000,000 feet yearly.  He is a real business man, a congenial fellow, a good neighbor, an out-and-out Democrat, and takes a lively interest in politics.  He has a fine farm near Edinburg, and dispenses hospitality in a social and lavish manner.  Mr. Maley's mother died in 1857, and his father in 1867.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming
Atlas of Shelby Co., Indiana, Chicago:  J.H. Beers & Co, 1880, p 72.

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