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 Chester Perry Crain

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Chester Perry Crain

Birth
Steuben County, Indiana, USA
Death
24 Oct 1918 (aged 73)
Steuben County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Steuben County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID
89043022 View Source

From History of NE Indiana, pub. 1920, LaGrange, Steugen, Noble & Dekalb Counties, Lewis Pub. Co.
Chester Perry Crain was a member of one of the early families of Steuben Co. and achieved successful results in a business way. He was native of the county and spent practically all of his life within its border. The fine farm he developed is situated in Pleasant Township. Chester Perry Crain grew up on the old farm where his widow now lives, with the exception of 1 year in Kansas, he spent his life in Steuben Co. After the death of his father, he bought the homestead and had 120 acres. For about 30 years he made a specialty of breeding Red polled cattle and that business is still carried on by son-in-law George W. Saul.
He was a democrat, and they belonged to the Christian Church at Angola.

From card in Carnegie Lib., Angola, In: from obit: (which I don't have)
Son of Ezekiel & Rebecca; youngest of 7 (6 boys 1 girl); Abram, Orange, Nicholas, Richard, Benjamin are dead. Sister, Elizabeth Crain Carpenter survives. b. Sept 5 1845, Steuben Co., In (other sources show Sept 4); d. Oct 24, 1918 at home near Angola, ae 73 y, 1 mo. 19 da; services at home Sun. Oct 27, 11 a.m. by Dr. John Humphreys; burial Mt. Zion Cem.

m. Susan Baker 23 Jan. 1873 in Steuben Co. IN.; 1 daughter Elgie Melvina Crain, who married George Saul.

From History of NE Indiana, pub. 1920, LaGrange, Steugen, Noble & Dekalb Counties, Lewis Pub. Co.
Chester Perry Crain was a member of one of the early families of Steuben Co. and achieved successful results in a business way. He was native of the county and spent practically all of his life within its border. The fine farm he developed is situated in Pleasant Township. Chester Perry Crain grew up on the old farm where his widow now lives, with the exception of 1 year in Kansas, he spent his life in Steuben Co. After the death of his father, he bought the homestead and had 120 acres. For about 30 years he made a specialty of breeding Red polled cattle and that business is still carried on by son-in-law George W. Saul.
He was a democrat, and they belonged to the Christian Church at Angola.

From card in Carnegie Lib., Angola, In: from obit: (which I don't have)
Son of Ezekiel & Rebecca; youngest of 7 (6 boys 1 girl); Abram, Orange, Nicholas, Richard, Benjamin are dead. Sister, Elizabeth Crain Carpenter survives. b. Sept 5 1845, Steuben Co., In (other sources show Sept 4); d. Oct 24, 1918 at home near Angola, ae 73 y, 1 mo. 19 da; services at home Sun. Oct 27, 11 a.m. by Dr. John Humphreys; burial Mt. Zion Cem.

m. Susan Baker 23 Jan. 1873 in Steuben Co. IN.; 1 daughter Elgie Melvina Crain, who married George Saul.


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