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Bohanon, William G.

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Bohanon, William G.
February 25, 2007 07:51PM
History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties, Indiana From the
Earliest Time to the Present; Together with Interesting Biographical
Sketches, Reminiscences, Notes, Etc. Chicago, Goodspeed Bros., & Co.,
Publishers, 1884. Weston A. Goodspeed, Leroy C. Goodspeed, Charles L.
Goodspeed. Unknown County.

WILLIAM G. BOHANON is the son of James and Eliza (Todd) Bohanon, and was
born in this township [Marion Township, Lawrence County], January 28,
1841. The father was a native of North Carolina and the mother of
Kentucky. The grandparents moved first to East Tennessee and then in
about 1835 to this township. They had five children - James being one.
The latter was married in this county and had three children; George W.,
Caroline and William G. James was a farmer, a Whig, a Baptist, and a man
of much influence and worth. He died in 1857, but his wife yet lives.
Her parents were David and Mary (Martin) Todd, who settled in Orange
County in 1825. William G. early made farming his occupation. He was
industrious and judicious and soon began to accumulate. He now owns 550
acres and has a comfortable home. He raises stock of high grades. August
13, 1862, he married Ellen J., daughter of Harrison Field, who was born in
February, 1843, and died January 24, 1873. June 27, 1880, he married
Harriet J. Burton who was born October 11, 1860. They have two children:
Liza and Ida. He is a leading Republican. His brother, George W., served
three years in the Union Army in the Twenty-fourth regiment.

Bohanon Todd Martin Field Burton
Lawrence-IN TN Orange-IN

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