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Biography again found in scrapbook
DO note that his parents were Zenith & Cynthia
Jackson Hallett, son of Bennet (sic) and Cynotha (sic) Rinker Hallett, was born in Brown Township, Montgomery County, Indiana April 18, 1845. her he grew to manhood and was married to Miss Mary Smith, 1863, and to this union six children were born, three sons and three daughters. His first wife passed away five years ago and later he was married to Mrs. Lena Davis of Terre Haute. mr. hallett was of a sturdy family who have lived in the vicinity of Deere's Mill for almost a century. mr. Hallett had many trials through which to pass as it was his sad experience to loose by death his wife and five of his children, leaving only one child, Mrs. Susie Welch of Wallace to mourn his loss. Mr. Hallett had lived all his life within three miles of where he was born and was known by scores of people, who will miss him much. He had been illf or more than a year, but he bore his sufferings with fortitutde until Saturday evening, Sept. 14, when he passed peacefully away at the age of 73 years, 4 months and 27 days, leaving to mourn a wife, one daughter, one sister, Mary J. Smith of Kokomo, indi 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, a number of other relatives and friends. The funeral was held at Christian Church, Alamo, three p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, 1848.