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B. F. Zellers b. 1833 PA/IN
Posted by: Michael DeLorenzo Date: February 18, 2001 at 02:12:04
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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 673, Monroe Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"B. F. ZELLERS was born in that part of Union now known as Snyder County, Pennsylvania, June 15, 1833, and is the son of HENRY and ELIZABETH ZELLERS, also natives of Pennsylvania. The family came to this township in 1848, where the mother died in 1871, and the father in 1875. Mr. ZELLERS was married in this township to Miss MARY A. MARTZ, a native of Pennsylvania. Of the children born to this union there are nine living - SARAH J., JAMES A., MARGARET M., ELIZABETH, CLARA B., HATTIE, DORA, NELSON, and CHARLIE. Mr. ZELLERS has resided on his present farm since 1860; it contains 180 acres and none in the township can surpass it. He raises grain and deals in stock principally, handling on an average twenty-five to thirty head of cattle. He is at present a member of the Board of Commissioners, having been elected to the office in the fall of 1880.


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