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Date: 7/19/2008 at 11:26:01
WILLIAM BARNGROVER, proprietor of Barngrover's livery stable, dealer in real estate and loan agency, Humboldt, was born and reared in Shelby County, Ind. In 1864 he removed to Guthrie County, Iowa, where he was actively identified with stock raising and farming till 1873, when he came here and located and has actively prosecuted that industry here since. In 1875 he bought the present extensive stables which he has successfully conducted since. He has always been identified with his present business of real estate and loan agency since coming here, but has latterly gave it his more especial attention. In 1864 he married Miss Tabitha A. Montgomery, of his native county. They have a family of three sons and six daughters. Mr. Barngrover has always been an active worker in the furtherance of all measures tending to the growth and development of the social and industrial life of his locality since coming here.
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