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    William Knick, stock dealer, Casstown; born in Miami County Dec. 10, 1822; is a son of William and Rachel (Armstrong) Knick (see sketch of Samuel Knick); he lived with his parents till about 25 years of age. On April 4, 1850, he was united in marriage with Martha Dye, daughter of John and Eliza (Green) Dye. Mr. Dye was born in Pennsylvania, and was one of the pioneer settlers of Miami County. By this union, they had three children, of whom two are living, viz., Albert D. and Jennie E., now Mrs. J. Shibbitts. After Mr. Knick's marriage, he located in Casstown, but shortly afterward located on a farm about two miles south, where he resided three years; then sold out and went to California in Feb., 1854, remaining there till Jan., 1856, when he returned home, where he arrived Feb. 4, 1856 and located in Casstown, where he has since resided; engaged in the butchering business and a dealer in stock. He lost his wife by death July 8,1877; since which time his daughter and her husband have lived with him. Mr. Knick has been School Director, was Constable for some three years, also Township Clerk and Township Trustee for one term. Politically, he is a Democrat.

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