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Caroline Kingsberry married George Cullen May 24, 1854 and she died in 1859
Posted by: Michael DeLorenzo (ID *****7506) Date: October 04, 2003 at 05:58:01
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From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883."
page 399, Liberty Township, White County, Indiana

"GEORGE CULLEN was born in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, May 28, 1804, and he is one of nine children born to THOMAS and MARGARET (WOODS) CULLEN, viz.: JANE, JOHN, THOMAS, MARGARET, WILLIAM, JOSEPH, GEORGE, HENRY, and ELIZA. GEORGE is the only one living. His father was born in Scotland in 1753, and was highly educated, though he worked at shoe-making all his life; he died in Mifflin County in 1828. GEORGE went to coopering at the age of fifteen, and worked thereat until 1830, when he began farming. In the fall of 1852, he purchased his present farm; he married, November 8, 1825, SUSAN ALLEN, who bore him nine children - JOHN, MARGARET, ALLEN, WILLIAM, ELIZABETH, GEORGE, JOSEPH, MARION, and PETER. Of these, MARGARET, ALLEN and MARION are dead, and the mother died in 1844. May 24, 1854, MR. CULLEN married CAROLINE KINGSBERRY, who died in 1859. His third marriage was to CLARA BONNET, October 18, 1859. MR. CULLEN now resides seven miles northeast of Monticello, on his fertile and well-cultivated farm of 283 acres, forty acres of timber being one-half mile south; he raises a variety of crops, but pays his chief attention to wheat and corn, and has also given some attention to horses; he has a comfortable dwelling, stables, wind mill and other conveniences; he has been a member of the Prebyterian Church since 1830; he has served four years as Trustee, six years as Commissioner, and is at present Justice of the Peace; he is one of the most tried and trustworthy settlers of Liberty Township, and has won universal respect and esteem."

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