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Allen MARKLAND, farmer, Jefferson Township, resides upon Section 28, and owns 203 1/4 acres of valuable land, which is well improved with a fine large brick house and commodious barn. Mr. Markland was born in Hamilton County, Ohio, January 16, 1818. His father, George Markland, was born in Boone County, Ky., July 13, 1795; his mother, Susannah (BEATTY) Markland, in Ireland. His parents were married in 1816, and moved to this county March 1, 1828; his father being a farmer and Baptist preacher. He died July 18, 1863, the mother October 10, 1830. They raised six children. The father began preaching in 1827, and used his influence to organize a church here. Mr. Markland has been a farmer all his life. He was married, November 6, 1842, to Miss Eliza FARRAR, who was born July 21, 1827, and to them were born eleven children: John, born September 28, 1843, died July 23, 1863; Taylor, born April 25, 1847; Horace, born October 22, 1848, died March 6, 1868; Clara, born May 1, 1850; Ann, born February 26, 1852; Flora, born March 13, 1853; Alphonso, born July 29, 1855; Toafield, born October 27, 1857; Eliza, born May 31, 1859; Susie, born August 27, 1860; Addrian, born May 21, 1862. Mrs. Markland died April 7, 1863, leaving a large family of children motherless. Mr. Markland has been an enterprising and prosperous farmer. He was justice of the peace for four years, and is a member of Fredonia Grange and the Baptist Church.

"The History of Switzerland County, Indiana 1885"
Chicago: Weakley, Harraman & Co., Publishers. 1885
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