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A.J Liming b.1826<John P<Samuel VA/KY/..
Posted by: Michael DeLorenzo Date: July 24, 2001 at 16:03:48
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Not my family line, just sharing.

The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883.
page 742, Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"A. J. LIMING (Andrew J.) was born in Butler County, Ohio, March 28, 1826, and is one of eleven children born to JOHN P. and ELIZABETH A. (CONOVEIS) LIMING. The father was born in 1805, and was the son of SAMUEL LIMING, a native of Virginia and resident of Kentucky, where he was married, and whence he moved, in 1794 to Butler County, Ohio, where he lived forty-three years on one farm, and died at the age of eighty-three. He served six years and seven months in the Revolutionary war. JOHN P. LIMING was married in Butler County, Ohio, about the year 1825. In 1828, he moved to Hancock County, Indiana, and thence to Miami County, Ohio, and in the year 1834 to Shelby County, Indiana, where MRS. LIMING died in 1857. MR. LIMING was afterward twice married. He was a soldier in the Mexican War and also in the war of the rebellion. Shortly after the death of his first wife, he came to this county, (Pulaski County, Indiana) where he died in 1878. His children were named as follows: MARY J., ANDREW J., JAMES, SAMUEL, WILLIAM C., JOHN, RICHARD B., ELISHA G., ISAAC, ELIZABETH A., and MARTHA, by his first wife; HENRY and GEORGE M., by his second wife. A. J. LIMING (Andrew J.) enlisted from Shelby County, Indiana, in the Mexican war, in 1846, and served under JAMES H. LANE. He was married, January 18, 1849, to MARY A. APPLEGATE, who was born in Shelby County, Indiana, June 12, 1832. This union has been blessed with nine children - GEORGE W., ELIZA A., JOHN F., MARY F., WILLIAM S., ULYSSES G., ALBERT A., HERBERT B., and ARTHUR B. In 1852, MR. LIMING moved to Fulton County, and in 1855 came to this county, (Pulaski County, Indiana) settling on his present farm. In September, 1864, he enlisted in Company C, Twenty-third Indiana Volunteers, and served until the close of the war. MR. and MRS. L. (LIMING) are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church."


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