Charles H. Witten. This gentleman is a native of Grundy county, this State, and was born January 24, 1857. His parents moved to this county when he was two years old, and here Charles grew up and was educated. On starting in life for himself, he began farming and stock-raising, and still follows the same avocation. He owns a good farm of 180 acres of well-improved land, which is well watered, and in a high state of cultivation.
Mr. Witten was married, in Daviess county, May 3, 1877, to Miss Amazette Boyd. She died January 19, 1880, after having borne one child, which is also dead. Mr. Witten married the second time in Grundy county, his last wife being Miss Lena Farnan, the ceremony taking place April 14,1881.