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George W. Dufour


George W. Dufour, farmer, Jefferson Township, was born in this county September 15, 1826, and enjoyed the benefits of the Vevay 'select' schools of those times. He has been a farmer all his life, except making a few trips down the river to new Orleans on flat-boats about 1847, and after the war to Vicksburgh. He married Harriet E. Thiebaud, and by this union was born Charles A., July 10, 1864. After the death of his first wife he married Eliza Burnand, a native of Lousiana, born May 10, 1848. Mr. Dufour is a member of Indiana Lodge No. 126, I.O.O.F. He is also a member of the Baptist Church, and an esteemed citizen of the township.