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Zionsville Times Sentinel
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004
John P. Stark history of Union Township continues
Part II of a two-part series
Elizabeth Davis, and moved into a little
that her father blazed out through the
Last week John Stark set the scene for
shack on the Bedwick place, built by the
woods. That was in 1840, when she
us in his history of
men who had the con-
was six years old. She remembers the
“I doubt whether there was any other
Union Township writ-
tract of clearing the
mill that was built just below the iron
ten in 1916, the year of
Michigan road, and
bridge on the Noblesville road.
section of the country that responded
Indiana’s centennial.
lived there three
“W. A Kincaid informed me that his
He introduced the
months until he had
father built the mill on the Dulin farm
to their country’s call more nobly than
early settlers, listed the
time to erect a round(-
in 1848 and that he sawed the lumber
early business men
Joan P. Lyons
)log cabin on the land
for the house that is on the farm, built
did Union township in the great
and discussed the early
he had entered two
in 1850, and (the house) has been
churches. Today he
years before. This
occupied continuously since by some
struggle of the 60’s. Thirty-nine of her
shares gleanings from
farm has been contin-
one of the family, making seventy-six
interviews he held with some of the
ually in the possession of the family
(66) years.
brave fathers and sons left their homes
“oldest settlers.”
ever since, making eighty-four (82 by
“Our men and women were true and
Upon reading his initial statement, I
my count) years. After living in the
broke in the wilderness, in their toil
and all that were near and dear to
believe you will join me in concluding
first cabin for six years, he built a
and sacrifice in developing our town-
that Stark was asked to present this his-
hewed log house out of poplar timber
ship and giving of her loyalty and
them for the love of their country…”
tory at a centennial celebration of some
and that house is still doing service,
honor. They were true in all of the civil
sort. Unfortunately Calton Gault, who
being on the place now owned by
duties of life, and they were also true
was editor of The Zionsville Times at
William Poor, in Marion township.
and brave in time of war and danger
tury of our existence as a state with
century is to us as the crossing of
that time, took it for granted that his
“In clearing the farm Mr. Davis
and stood royally to their guns. I doubt
great physical difficulties in front of
Jordan was to Jesus. In front of us are
readers knew why he was publishing
found in a hollow log on the north part
whether there was any other section of
them. They met and overcame these
trusts, combines and monopolies; to
the history, so he included no introduc-
of the place an Indian skeleton (of a
the country that responded to their
difficulties like men.
the left of us is dishonesty and greed;
tion to the piece.
person) who must have been of some
country’s call more nobly than did
“We are now about ready to enter
to the right of us is legalized crime and
We have not edited the conclusion of
note as the skeleton of a horse was by
Union township in the great struggle of
upon the second century of our exis-
the apathy of the church...The land is
Stark’s history but have added paren-
the log, also his tomahawk and a piece
the (18)60’s. Thirty-nine of her brave
tence as a great state with great moral
full of ites that dwell in Canaan. I do
thetical clarification.
of broad cloth. All of these he thought
fathers and sons left their homes, and
issues confronting us, issues that
not wish to speak of the difficulties in
“Since I was put on the program I
he would need when he reached the
all that were near and dear to them for
involve the vitality of the government.
front of us to discourage, but rather to
have had the pleasure of interviewing
happy hunting grounds.
the love of their country. Of this num-
Will we be as brave and true to our
awaken the heroism that is within us,
some of the oldest settlers of the town-
“Mrs. Richardson informed me that
ber only seven remain with us. All
trusts as our fathers? Will we do as
that we may quit ourselves like men
ship. Nancy J. Richardson, nee Davis,
the first school that she went to was
honor and praise be to these brave
much for our posterity as they have
and prove ourselves worthy of our
was born in Franklin county, in 1834,
just west of Big Springs, close to
fathers and sons.
done for us? To do this we will need
came in Boone county when four
where Jacob Tipton now lives, and the
“In conclusion I want to say that our
the bravery of the pioneer, the back-
Next week:
History of Salem
months old with her parents, John and
only road that she had was the road
forefathers entered upon the first cen-
bone of Joshua. The crossing of the
Methodist Church by Sarah E. Wood.
Jackson and Hunter are married
Hullinger and Owens to wed
Jarchows welcome Abigail Rose
Linda Jaye Jackson of
Doug and Beth
Bill and Molly Jarchow
Zionsville and Jesse
Hullinger of South Bend
of Zionsville announce
Nathan Hunter of
announce the engagement
the birth of their daughter,
Knoxville, Tenn., were
of their daughter, Eron
Abigail Rose Jarchow.
married Oct. 11, 2003,
Anne Hullinger of South
Abigail was born at
at the Zionsville United
Bend, to Scott Lancet
5:12 p.m. Wednesday,
Methodist Church. The
Owens of Zionsville. He is
Dec. 17,
Rev. Linda Johnson
the son of Mark and Jayne
Methodist Hospital in
Owens of Zionsville.
Indianapolis. She weighed
The couple had a
The bride-elect is a 1996
6 pounds, 7 ounces and
double ring ceremony.
graduate of LaSalle High
measured 20 1/2 inches in
The bride wore a
School and a 2000 gradu-
white organza A-line
ate of Purdue University,
Maternal grandparents
gown with a beaded
majoring in animal sci-
are Bob and Pattie
bodice and a satin rib-
ence. She is a horse trainer
Wollenburg of West
bon hem. She carried
for Irus Stables in
Lafayette. Her paternal
roses, freesia and gar-
grandmother is Elocia
denias in her bouquet.
The bridegroom-elect is
Jarchow of Greenwich,
Scott Owens and Eron Hullinger
The matron of honor
a 1998 graduate of
Abigail Rose Jarchow
was Julie (Jackson)
Zionsville Community
Dorn, sister of the bride.
Jesse Hunter and Linda Jackson
High School and a 2002 graduate of Purdue University, majoring in
Bridesmaids were
animal science. He attends the Purdue University School of
Jennifer (Lantz) Moyers, Michelle Chiodini, Jodi Patterson,
Veterinary Medicine.
Jamie Cassidy and Shelly Pesava. They wore wine colored
The couple plan a July 31 wedding at Lydick United Methodist
gowns made of iridescent chiffon with a drape front.
Church in South Bend.
The best man was Scott Hunter, brother of the groom.
Groomsmen were Bo Leffel, Aaron Smith, Gavin Gleason,
Mark Sykes and Rob Johnson.
The flower girl was Kayleigh Smith, cousin of the bride.
Other attendants included Karen (Cobane) Tanner and John
Helmers, both readers in the ceremony, and Shannon (Cobane)
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Farey, personal attendant.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Diane Jackson of
Creative Dance & Tumbling
Zionsville. She is a 1993 graduate of Zionsville Community
High School and a 1997 graduate of Indiana University. She is
Ages 4 through Adult Scottish/Highland
Serving Boone County with:
the demand manager for Campbell Hausfeld.
The bridegroom is the son of Tom and Phyllis Hunter of
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Fairfax, Va. He is a 1997 graduate of Miami University in Ohio.
He is the director of mergers and acquisitions for Centene
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A reception followed the ceremony and was held at the
5964 South 700 East (Zionsville Area)
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Palomino Ballroom.
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Coaches Corner
The couple traveled to Maui, Hawaii.
They live in St. Louis, Mo.
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