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Transcribed biography of Henry Wing
Henry Wing was born in Franklin county, Mass., Oct. 26, 1820. His parents were Samuel and Martha Wing. He was raised on a farm, and educated in the common and high schools of Massachusetts. He came with his parents to Seneca county, Ohio, in 1838. He married in 1846, Miss Rebecca McCurdy, by whom he had 2 children, Byron E. and Alice, now Mrs. John F. Loomis, of Shelby, Iowa. Mrs. Wing died in 1863. Mr. Wing again married in 1865, this time, Miss Laura Peabody, by whom he had one child, Laura. This second wife died, and Mr. Wing again married in 1875, Mrs. Bostick. Mr. Wing came to Otis, this county, in 1848, where he kept hotel until 1865; he then engaged in the mercantile business until 1879, when he moved to Westville, where he now resides. He has filled the office of Postmaster 18 years, and has been Notary Public for 12 years. He now owns a valuable farm in Porter county, Ind., near the east line, and not far from Westville.
Source: Charles C. Chapman & Company. 1880. History of La Porte County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Townships. Chicago, Illinois: Charles C. Chapman & Company. 914 p.
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