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H. W. Beckwith History of Montgomery County, Indiana
John J. DARTER, grain dealer, Crawfordsville, was born in Fayette Co, Indiana 1828. He had a good common school education, and taught school in the winters for about 4 years. He settled in Montgomery Co in 1855 and in Crawfordsville 1859. He was engaged in the produce and grocery business, and buying of grain for some 8 years. Since then he has been engaged in the grain business. He has been a member of the school board 10 years, city councilman 4 years and owns the city elevator on the Indianapolis, Bloomington & Western RR. He was married in 1866 to Miss Stincy FULLER and has 4 girls and 4 boys. His wife is a member of the Center Presbyterian Church. Mr. Darter is a Republican and a pronounced temperance man. His father and mother, Joseph and Mary Darter are still living, the former 82 years old and the latter 84.