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D. F. Anglebarger, blacksmith, Tippecanoe City; one of the well established business men of Tippecanoe City; was born in Frederick Co., Md., June 17, 1840; he is of Irish-German descent; his father, D S. Anglebarger, and mother, Elizabeth Ramesburg, were both natives of Maryland, and passed, their entire lives there; D. S. followed the pursuits of undertaking and farming; he had a family of four sons and two daughters by his first marriage; our subject was the youngest son; at the age of 13. he immigrated to Ohio, and located in Clark Co., where he engaged as a laborer at various pursuits till he went to New Carlisle and began the smithing business; here he remained seven years; then enlisted in Co. C, 110th O. V. I., and was employed as a blacksmith; he was in the fight of Winchester, under Gen. Millroy, and was subsequently discharged on account of physical disability; returning, he located at Troy, Ohio, and,,in 1864, came to Tippecanoe City, where he worked for three years at "jour" work, and then set up shop for himself; he is now located on Second, between Main and Dow streets; his long experience as a smith, and careful attention to business, have won for him the reputation of a first-class workman. He is a Republican in politics, and an ardent supporter of the party; he is also a member of the A.F.& A.M. He was married Sept. 15, 1859, to Nancy Ross, a native of Clark Co., Ohio; of the six children born to this union, two have deceased.

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