Posted By:Michael DeLorenzo
Subject:Sarah B. McComb dau of Robert & Maria N. (Hair) McComb
Post Date:July 25, 2004 at 17:45:39
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Not my family line, just sharing.

From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883."
page 439, Round Grove Township, White County, Indiana

"CHARLES H. SHRIVER was born in Germany September 15, 1840, and is the youngest of the three children of JULIUS H. and MARY S. (STRUBY) SHRIVER. JULIUS H. was a farmer, and brought his family to the United States about the year 1847, and for a time employed himself at gardening near Louisville, Kentucky; in 1849, he bought a farm in Floyd County, Indiana, which he worked until 1868, when he came to this county (White County, Indiana) and made his home with his son, CHARLES H., for nine years, and then returned to Floyd County, where he resided with his daughter until he died, a member of the Lutheran Church, October 3, 1882, in his eighty-fourth year. CHARLES H. SHRIVER worked out on a farm and at teaming between the ages of eleven and twenty-three, and then farmed on shares a year in Tippecanoe County. In April, 1867, he came to this township, bought eighty acres of wild land, developed a farm and increased it to 238 acres. January 1, 1866, he married SARAH B. McCOMB, a native of Madison County, Ohio, and daughter of ROBERT and MARIA (HAIR) McCOMB, and to this union have been born six daughters, of whom four are yet living - OLLIE M., CORA J., LIZZIE C., and BERTHA R. In politics, MR. SHRIVER is a Democrat, and both he and wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church."