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    Harvey Wenrick. By those who were privileged to him and who were called upon to mourn his untimely death which occurred December 22, 1906, the late Harvey Wenrick is remembered as a man of high principle, industry and good citizenship, who during his lifetime in Miami county was engaged in agricultural pursuits and won a substantial competence in following his calling. He was born January 15, 1860, in Pennsylvania, and as a young man migrated to Miami county, taking up his residence in Newberry township, where he passed the rest of his life as a tiller of the soil. He never sought public honors, being satisfied to devote himself entirely to his home and his farm, but could always be counted upon to give his support to worthy measures which promise d to contribute to the welfare of his community. Mr. Wenrick married Emma, daughter of Percival and Jane (Stewart) Wilhelm, and elder sister of Minna, Eno and Henry Wilhelm. To Mr. and Mrs. Wenrick there were born the following children: Bessie, the wife of Dan Wenrick; Laura Belle, the wife of Van Cleland; Alma Marie, the wife of Ben Shroyer; Albert, who married Ethel Miller, all farming people of Miami county, and Wilbur, Bertha May, Mary Gladys and Ruth Allen, all residing on the home place. Since the death of her husband, Mrs. Wenrick has continued to make her home on the eighty-acre tract, where she carries on operations assisted by her sons. She is a lady of good business ability, and has also other acomplishments and graces that have combine d to make her the center of a circle of admiring friends.

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