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The gentleman whose name heads this sketch is a native of Kentucky, born July 19, 1840. He was reared and educated in his native State, and left there in 1857, locating in DeKalb County, this State, where lie engaged in farming residing there until 1864. In the spring of that year he went overland with teams to Virginia City, Montana, and there engaged in teaming and cattle-herding until 1867, when lie returned to DeKalb County, Missouri. Mr. Heyser came to Daviess County in 1870, and has resided here ever since, engaged in the laudable occupation of farming. He has a good farm of 280 acres in Liberty township, which he has well improved with a good residence, fencing, etc., and has it well adapted to stock-growing and feeding.
Mr. Heyser was married, in Daviess County, December 24, 1869, to Miss Sarah C. Miller. They are the parents of four children; named, respectively, Charles W., Frederick W., Ethel and Sallie.. Mr. Heyser is a good business man and worthy citizen.