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    Hugh Giffin. Many of the leading agriculturists of Miami county are to be found residing on the farms on which their birth took place, their entire lives having been passed in the cultivation of the soil of these properties. In this class is found Hugh Giffin, a substantial and well-to-do farmer and stock raiser of Spring Creek township, who was born on his present farm in 1869, a son of Robert and Mary (Patterson) Giffin. Mr. Giffin's parents were farming people of this township, where they passed useful and honorable lives and were held in the highest esteem by those who knew them. The were the parents of three children: Hugh, Florence and Mrs. Mattie Himmelright. The education of Hugh Giffin was secured through attendance at the district schools of Spring Creek township, and as a youth he worked faithfully on the home farm. As the only son of his parents, at their death he received a goodly inheritance of the home property, and here he has continued to make his home. He has 120 acres under cultivation, raising the standard crops and breeding a good grade of cattle, and is respected for his integrity, industry and good citizenship, the latter being particularly expressed during the recent World war. Mr. Giffin has never married, but lives on the farm with his sister, Flo.

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