Charles M. Archer

Charles M. Archer was born in Green township on January 22, 1865, the son of Samuel and Jane (White) Archer. Samuel Archer was born in 1822 and died on August 27, 1875. He was twice married, first to Mary Fort and to this union were born two children, James and Juliet. His second wife was Jane White, daughter of Benjamin White, a farmer of Henry county, an to this union tow children were born, Emily E. and Charles M. The father of Samuel Archer was the father of the following children: Levi, Martha and Samuel. Samuel Archer in early days ran a mill in Eden, Indiana, and was at one time sheriff of Hancock county.

Charles M. Archer was educated in the common schools and has farmed all his life. He owns a tract of one hundred and nine acres near Eden, Indiana. He was married on October 28, 1886, to Clara E. Mingle, who was the daughter of Adam and Sabria Mingle, who were also farmers. To this marriage was born one child, Earl M., on January 17, 1905. Charles M. Archer is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Transcribed from History of Hancock County, Indiana, Its People, Industries and Institutions by George J. Richman, B. L., Federal Publishing Co., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1916. Page 937.

Submitted by Sylvia (Rose) Duda, Laingsburg, MI October 9, 2001.

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