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    H. E. Hawver, grocer, Tippecanoe City; one of the well- established grocers of Tippecanoe; was born in Frederick Co., Md., in 1838; his parents were of American birth and German descent, his father, Jacob, being a farmer by occupation; he had six sons and two daughters, all of whom still survive; Jacob died in 1863, the first and only member of the family who has died, his wife still surviving at the advanced age of 80 years. Our subject is the youngest of the family; he lived, at home until he reached majority, assisting in the duties of the farm, and attending school, his scholarship ending at 15; in the fall of 1860 he came to Tippecanoe, where he has since resided; he was first occupied as a laborer at various pursuits, till 1869, when he engaged in the machine shop and at coopering with his brother till 1871, when he embarked in the grocery business he is located on Main, between First and Second streets, where he keeps on hand a full line of groceries of the best qualities; he is a careful and reliable business man, and commands the esteem, and confidence of the public. His political views are expressed in the Republican party, of which he has always been an ardent supporter. He married Mary C. Young, of Miami Co.. Bethel Township, in the fall of 1861 two sons and one daughter have been the issue of this union.

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