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Giltner, John M.

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Giltner, John M.
March 16, 2007 02:45PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed.,
1887, Carroll Co.

JOHN M. GILTNER, cashier of the First National Bank of Carrollton, Ky.,
was born in that town September 24, 1855. His grandfather, Michael
Giltner, was born in Bourbon County, Ky., in 1801, married Mary Lyter,
also a native of Bourbon County, and removed to Carroll County in 1817.
Francis Giltner, the father of John M., was born in Carroll County in
1825, married Miss Ellen Connor, a daughter of John Connor of Carroll
County, and died in 1875. The great-grandfather of John M. Giltner
was also named Francis, came from Lehigh County, Penn., and settled
about four miles above Milton, Trimble Co., Ky. John M. Giltner was
educated in the Madison High School. He began the active business of
life by clerking in a grocery at Madison, Ind., and was then clerk on
the river for ten years; he next became the cashier of the First
National, which bank was organized in 1881, with Judge J. A. Donaldson
as president, and a capital of $60,000; its deposits now amount to
$75,000, and its surplus is $10,000; its profits or dividends amount
to nine or ten per cent. April 14, 1880, Mr. Giltner married Miss
Ida Phillips, of Eminence, Henry County, and the two children born
to his union are named Virgie V. and Frank P. Mr. Giltner is the owner
of a fine track of land containing eighty acres. Francis Giltner, the
father of our subject, was the eldest in a family of eleven children,
of whom three are living in this county: Barbara, Nannie E. and Mrs.
Judge Joseph Donaldson. Barbara was married to Col. M. P. Pryor, who
was born in Trimble County in 1832, and died January 8, 1873. He was
twice elected sheriff of his county, but resigned, and went to Arkansas
in 1869. Nannie E. Giltner was married to a Mr. Small.
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