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Biographical Sketch of A. Fossinger

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The above named farmer and stock-raiser, was born February 19, 1820, -and is a native of Pennsylvania. He enjoyed all the educational advantages then at hand in those early days, and remained in his native State until his twenty-second year. In the year 1842 he started out to seek his fortune and found a home in Ohio for eighteen years, learning and working at the basket-making business for a number of years. In the fall of 1860, Mr. Fossinger again changed his residence, giving his preference to the Wolverine State. The next seven years he remained in Michigan and prospered fairly, but at the end of that time, in the fall of 1867, he concluded that a milder climate, cheaper and richer lands, would suit him better, and at the date mentioned. Mr. Fossinger became a resident of Daviess County, settling on section nine, in Liberty Township. He has now a. comfortable home, a well improved farm of 140 acres, and his residences handsomely located and shaded by forest trees, where he leads a quiet and, contented life.

Mr. Fossinger was married, in Delaware County, Ohio, in the month of October, 1851,-to Miss Lucinda Wiser. By this union they were blessed with six children; one, Cornelius, is dead, and five living; viz., Emeline, Angeline, Lusina, Barbara and Adam F.

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