Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Daniel L. Brown-Lewis D. Hall-Benjamin Lake.

DANIEL L. BROWN  was born August 14, 1846, at Plymouth, Ind. He enlisted in the United States army, Company H, Eighty-seventh Indiana Volunteers, and at the close of the war was discharged, and returned to his old home at La Porte Ind. He was twice elected Sheriff of La Porte County. He was admitted to the bar, and commenced the practice of law in November, 1874, at La Porte, Ind. In 1879 he moved to Concordia, Kan., and engaged in the practice of his chosen profession. In the fall of 1882 he was elected Judge of the Probate Court by a huge majority, running several hundred ahead of his ticket. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., K. of P. and the G. A. R., and has been a lifelong Republican. He was married at Union Mills, Ind. July 28, 1867 to Miss Elizabeth M. Carpenter; they have two children - Maude and Daniel L., Jr., and Luella, a brother's child.

Military service.

Age 18, Enlisted March 20, 1864, Enlisted at LaPorte, Indiana, Regiment 87th., Indiana Volunteers, company H., Recruit Transferred to 42nd, regiment.

DR. Lewis D. HALL was born in Franklin County, Ohio, May 5, 1834. In 1838, with his parents went to Indiana. Graduated at Physio-Medical Institute of Cincinnati, Ohio, Febuary 7, 1867, and began the practice of his profession in Jay County, Ind., where he practiced until 1869, when he emigrated to Atchison, Kan., where he remained until 1871, when he went to Republic County, and in February, 1877, to Concordia, Cloud County, where he has remained in practice ever since; he is and has been for two years United States ex-Surgeon for pensions; also appointed Medical ex-Surgeon for the Northwestern Masonic Aid Society, and several other insurance companies. He enlisted in the late war ,May 2, 1864 in Company E, One Hundred and Thirty-ninth Indiana Volunteers, and was discharged October 8, 1864. He was married October 19, 1858, at New Corydon, Jay County, Ind., to Miss Catherine Lewis, and has seven children--Ella R., Marietta E., Lenna K., Orestus C., Augustus J., Fred. Garfield and Baley Hall.

Military Service.

Age 30, Enlisted May 2, 1864, Enlisted at Portland, Indiana, Regiment 139th, Indiana Volunteers, company I., Discharge Date October 6, 1864.

BENJAMIN LAKE, was born in Chester Co., Pa., on the 28th day of May, 1840. In 1858, he went to Cincinnati, Ohio; thence to St. Louis Mo.; thence to New Orleans; thence to Italy, and then to Havana; then back to New Orleans in 1861, when a proclamation was issued for all aliens to leave the State, so Mr. Lake went to St. Louis and enlisted in Company E, Fifteenth Illinois Volunteer Infantry, May 26, 1861, and remained in the army until the close of the war, when he went to Illinois. In 1868, he emigrated to Page County, Iowa, and remained until 1878 when he moved to Concordia, Cloud Co., Kan., and engaged in the harness and saddle business, where he is now doing a flourishing business. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, and is a Royal Arch and Commandery Mason; also belongs to the Odd Fellow order. Was married the 23rd day of April, 1871, in Page County, Iowa, to Miss Ella L. Hicks, and has two children--B. H. was born August 8, 1872, J. L. January 13, 1879. Mr. Lake held the office of Justice of the Peace and Township Clerk.

Military service.
He was not found in any companies of the 15th., regiment.

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