The subject of this sketch was born in Virginia, in February, 1829, and was reared and educated in the same State. He began farming for himself do coming of suitable age, and continued there till the spring of 1848, when he went to Tennessee. He remained there till 1851, when he came to Daviess County, this State, and has lived here ever since, engaged in farming. He owns a place of eighty acres in Liberty Township, on which he has a good residence and corresponding general improvements.
Mr. Wample was married, in Virginia, August 25, 1850, to Miss Elizabeth Hudle. They are the parents of two children, named Isaac E. and Mary J. Mr. Wample is a thrifty, energetic man and makes a good living for his family.