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Biographical & Historical Record of Putnam Co IN History. Chicago: Lewis
Publishing, 1887, p. 353 & 354
CHRISTIAN LANDES, a pioneer of Putnam County, was born in Augusta
County, Virginia, April 5, 1814, son of John and Frances Landes, natives
of Pennsylvania, and of German ancestry. He came to this county, in
company with his brother Samuel Landes, in 1837, and for the first
twelve years resided in Greencastle. He settled upon his present farm on
section 31, Greencastle Township, in 1849, and has resided there ever
since. He owns 216 acres of good land, which he has obtained by his own
labor and management, having come here with $500, which he used to
advantage. He learned the blacksmith's trade in early life, which he
followed many years. He was married October 1, 1840, to Miss Elizabeth
A. Hillis, daughter of Abram Hillis, a pioneer of Putnam County. Of
their twelve children ten are living--Mary J., wife of William Butler;
William H., Samuel E., Sarah E., wife of Samuel Bowen; Laura E., wife of
Simpson Stoner; Alice, wife of Johathan Houck; Albert, Flora F, now Mrs.
James E. Houck, Grant and George. The deceased are--John and James. Mr.
Landes is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and in politics a
Jeffery G. Scism, IBSSG
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