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 Oliver H. Sandifur

 From: History of Miami County, pub. Chicago 1887 by Brant and Fuller - Deer Creek Township

Oliver H. Sandifur, was born in Fayette County, Indiana, July 17, 1824.  When six years of age his parents, Noah and Mary Sandifur, moved to Carroll County, where he remained until his twenty-first year.  In 1846 he took a claim of 160 acres of heavy timbered land where he now resides (Miami Co.).  He went to work with a will and soon had a cabin erected and a few acres of land ready for cultivation.  He and his wife by diligence and economy, have a good home and pleasant surroundings.  He was married August 11, 1853, to Sarah Beaver, and by her is the father of six children: Jacob A. (deceased), Mary E., Emma R., Noah A., Oliver U. and William H.  Mr. and Mrs. Sandifur are members of the M. E. Church.  Mr. Sandifur is a Republican, and held the office of Justice of the Peace for four years.  He possesses an unblemished character for honesty and integrity.

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