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Robert Mcconnel* with Hocking was found on pages: 1_399
John McConnel, of Jackson Township , was born in Hocking county, Ohio, September 8, 1839. His parents, Robert McConnel, born October 20, 1798, and Mary Ann (Stout) McConnel, born January 17, 1807, were natives of New Jersey. Mr. McConnel came to Indiana in 1848, settling in Wells county, and removing to Allen County in 1866, making his home where he now lives in Jackson township. July 18, 1867, he was married to Barbara Ann Townsend, by whom he had the following children: Eva, born May 9, 1868, Eliza A., born October 5, 1869, Margaret J. February 16, 1871, William S. July 21, 1872, died September 2, 1873, John A., January 5, 1874, Caleb, August 28, 1875, Adema, Charles F. April 17, 1882, Eva was married December 24 1888, to Thomas J. Savage. Mr. McConnel went through a long and honorable service in the national army, enlisting September 12, 1861 and serving as corporal of the Thirty fourth Indiana, until February 4, 1866. He participated in the campaigns along the Mississippi, at Vicksburg, Jackson, and in Louisiana, and near Brazos Island. He is a member of William H. Link post, No. 301, G. A. R. (Masons) of Monroeville. He is a popular and influential man in his township, and has twice been elected trustee, the second time without opposition. He and wife are members of Pleasant Grove Methodist Episcopal church.
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