||Johnathan A. Hindes
Johnathan A. Hindes, farmer, section 32, Sherman Township, was born in Canada, Dec. 10, 1844. His father, Moses Hindes, was a native of Vermont, and his mother, Joanna (Austin) Hindes, was born in Canada. They lived in Canada until the fall of 1855, then came to Michigan and settled in what is now Sheridan Township about six months. They then rented a farm in Dayton Township, upon which they lived a short time, and then moved on 40 acres of land in Sherman Township, where the father died, in the fall of 1880. Johnathan's mother resided on the homestead.
Mr. Hindes owned 80 acres of land, and about 70 acres were improved. He was married in this county Nov. 6, 1867, to Malinda J., daughter of William and Lydia Sours, the former native of Germany and the latter of New York. Mr. And Mrs. Hindes had eight children; William M., Charlotte H., Mary M., Frederick J., Catherine A. and Frank A.; Lydia J. and James A.. Mr. Hindes held the office of Constable one year, School Director four years, --was reelected in 1883. In politics he was a Republican, and he and his wife were members of Fremont Grange, No. 494, P. of H.
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