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Julius N. E. Muret,

farmer, Jefferson Township, owns 320 acres of land in Sections 5 and 6. Mr. Muret was born in Jefferson Township, January 13, 1816. His parents, Charles L. and Rebecca (Heady) Muret,[Rebecca Heady was the daughter of Stillwell Heady & Rebecca (Coombs) Heady, who came from Nelson County, Kentucky in 1804- so this section about her being born in Switzerland is incorrect-SLK]  were born in Switzerland and came to America about 1807. His father was a physician and practiced in Cincinnati, where he died. The family moved to Switzerland County, Ind., about 1826. Mr. Muret has been a farmer all his life. He was married April 30, 1843, to Miss Eliza Singer, who was born April 16, 1824. They are parents of ten children: George P., born March 8, 1844; John L., born December 12, 1847, died May 31, 1849; Julius N.E., born July 18, 1849; Sallie H., born February 11, 1851; Franklin P., born November 4, 1852; Eliza E., born December 21, 1854; Charles L., born September 19, 1857, died January 1, 1861; William H., born May 31, 1860; Louisa A., May 12, 1862. Mr. Muret served as school trustee and was county commissioner from First District from 1880 to 1883. He and his estimable lady belong to the Methodist Episcopal Church, in which he is steward and trustee. He is among the oldest native citizens of the county and has done his full share in developing its resources during the past half century.