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David Manlove

Transcribed by Lora Radiches

David Manlove was born in Fayette County, Ind., August 24, 1827; he was the son of George and Mary (Caldwell) Manlove, whose biographies appear in this volume. David has spent his entire life on the farm, and is one of the progressive farmers of the county. He came to Rush County in 1857, and located on the farm where he now resides, which had been partly improved. Here he has since lived, and has put upon it the fine and substantial improvements seen at present. On October 10, 1857, he was married to Mary M. Hendricks, daughter of Isaac and Margaret N. (Maple) Hendricks, whose biography appears in this volume. Mrs. Manlove was born and reared on the old Hendricks homestead, near where she now resides. Mr. and Mrs. Manlove are members of the Presbyterian Church. Politically, he is a Republican. When he began life on his own responsibility he was in limited circumstances. He owns at present about 200 acres of choice farming land in Section 17, and has assisted in plowing and planting crops every season for fifty years.