From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

page 759


George Stover, section 12, Salem Township, was born in Stark County, Ohio, Aug. 31, 1838.  His father, Ephraim Stover, was born in Chester County, Pa., April 12, 1790, and was reared among strangers, his mother dying when he was a child.  He went to Stark County, Ohio, where he married Margaret Noll.  In October, 1834, they moved to Steuben County, Ind., and settled on section 12, Salem Township, where they improved a farm.  The mother died March 1, 1854, and the father April 17, 1878.  They had a family of seven children, three born in Ohio and four in Steuben County -- James, Samuel, George, Nancy (now of Lagrange County, Ind.) Isaac (deceased), Elizabeth (deceased), Rachel C. (of Lagrange County).  George Stover was reared and educated in Steuben County.  He has always lived on the homestead which he bought in 1872.  He was married Jan. 1, 1868, to Sarah Fackler, daughter of Jacob and Isabell Fackler, who came to Steuben County from Huron County, Ohio, April, 1865, and settled on section 10, Salem Township, where Mrs. Fackler now lives and where Mr. Fackler died in June, 1883.  Mr. and Mrs. Stover have three children -- Vernon G., Edith M. and Walter C.



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