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Biographical Sketch of Charles E. Tandy

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CHARLES E. TANDY, one of Todd County’s young and enter-prising farmers and stock-breeders, was born November 12, 1860, in Todd County, Ky. He is a son of Dr. N. M. and Margaret J. (Jesup) Tandy. The latter was a daughter of Col. Samuel B. Jesup, born November, 1792, died August, 1866, and Catherine Jesup, born March 1795, died July, 1870. Subject’s father was born 1810, died July, 1881; his mother born 1819, died August, 1877. Parents were natives of Christian and Todd Counties respectively. Our subject received more than an ordinary education, having attended Fairview and Olmstead Academies two years and Bethel College one year, after which he engaged in farming at home. In November, 1882, he located where he now lives on what is called Col. Jesup’s farm; it consists of 250 acres of which 150 are in a good state of cultivation, improved with buildings, etc. Mr. Tandy is engaged in general farming and in breeding and training the best of Mambrino horses. Has a track on his farm and is energetic and active in procuring the finest quality of trotting stock. He was married November 23, 1882, to Miss Clara B. Layne, daughter of Alexander and A. M. (Elgin) Layne. This union is blessed with the birth of one child-David H. Mrs. Tandy is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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