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    David J. Whitmore, farmer and stock-dealer; P.O. Casstown; born is Miami County; is a son of Henry and Sarah (Jones) Whitmore; Mr. Whitmore was born in Virginia and his wife in Kentucky; in 1831, he bought and located upon the farm where his son, David, now lives; they were parents of five children, viz., Mary Jane (deceased), David J., Elizabeth (now Mrs. Thomas J. Webb, living in Indiana), Sarah E. and Martha A. (twins who are deceased); Mr. Whitmore's wife died in 1843 and, in 1845, he was married to Mary Stephenson, daughter of Jacob and Rachel Salyor. Henry, the father, took his farm mostly in the woods, cleared the land and erected all the buildings by his own labor and industry; but, in later years, was enabled to enjoy the fruits of his labor and to leave his children a nice home. He died September 21, 1879; his wife is still living with David. Mr. David Whitmore was united in marriage in 1858 to Mary W., daughter of John and Mary Odaffer, who were born in Pennsylvania and came to this county at an early day; they had two children, viz., Henry M. and John C. (deceased); Mr. Whitmore lost his wife in 1864 and, in 1866, was married to Cassie A., a daughter of Edmund D. and Deborah M. Lewis; they have had three children, viz., Mary L., Edmund S., and Estella V. Mr. Whitmore has been Township Treasurer one year and Township Trustee for seven years.

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