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Cherry, George W.

Transcribed from the book "History of Warrick County" by Goodspeed, Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885, p. 140-141, submitted by Judy.

 George W. Cherry, a native of Warrick County, Ind., was born March 4, 1840, the oldest of five children born to John and Nancy (McDonnell) Cherry, who were natives of Kentucky and Indiana respectively. The father came to this county a young man and located first in Campbell Township , where his wife died. He then moved to Boon Township and from there to Hart Township , where he died August 18, 1872 . His second wife is yet living. George W., was raised on the farm of his parents, receiving only a common school education, and when nineteen years old married Sarah Hart, buy whom he is the father of two children: Rose E., who married William Hargrave and William A., a teacher in the county schools. Since his marriage Mr. Cherry has followed farming in Hart and Boon Townships , his present home being now the latter township, although owning property in both. He began life poor and attributes his success in life to proper economy and industry.



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