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    David Fetters, carpenter, Tippecanoe City; born in 1848, in Union Township, this county; is the son of David and Elizabeth (Hill) Fetters, the former of Pennsylvania, born in 1804, and the latter of Virginian descent. David, Sr., a wagon-maker by occupation, immigrated to Ohio when about 21 years old, and located in Darke Co.; from there he came to this county, and then returned to Darke Co., where he now resides. He had six sons and three daughters, two sons and one daughter of whom are dead one son , Josiah, was killed in the late war at the Atlanta campaign. Our subject is the fifth child of the family; his early life was that of a farmer boy, and, at the age of 18, he learned the carpenter trade, which he has since followed. He has resided in Tippecanoe City since March, 1868. He enjoys the reputation of a first-class workman, and many of the fine residences of Tippecanoe and vicinity stand as monuments of his workmanship. He exercises his right of franchise with the Republican party, but is no politician. He is a member of I. O. O. F. of Tippecanoe. He married Mary E., daughter of Peter Fair, originally of Maryland. They have a family of five children.

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