Transcribed from the book "History of Warrick County" by Goodspeed, Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885, p. 226, submitted by Judy.
Joseph H. McGlothlin, druggist and grocer, of Selvin, Warrick Co.,
Ind., is a native of Sumner County, Tenn., born June 1, 1847, a son of
Isaac and Martha (House) McGlothlin, residents of Tennessee, where they
died in 1862. Joseph being left an orphan at an early age was compelled
to make his way through life as best he could. He received a fair
education from the common schools, and at the age of seventeen enlisted
in Company D, One Hundred and Forty-Third Regiment Indiana Volunteer
Infantry, serving until the close of the war, and was discharged at
Indianapolis in October, 1865. After the war he returned to Warrick
County , and April 7, 1870 , was married to Miss Eliza J. Harper,
daughter of George W. and America (Kitchen) Harper, and to them have
been born the following named children: Willis S., Martha A. P., Isaac
E., Dora E., Mala and one that died in infancy. Mr. McGlothlin followed
farming from 1865 until the fall of 1880, when he engaged in his present
business, and now owns his dwelling and store property, and enjoys a
good and increasing trade. In politics he is an Independent, and served
the people of Pigeon Township one term as Justice of the Peace, and is
one of the substantial and esteemed citizens of the township.
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