I recently came across the website everynameindex.com that has a listing by state of various books that they have indexed. So being ever curious as I am, I checked to see if I could find anything on my family lines. I hit the jackpot with a book called Counties of Warren, Benton, Jasper and Newton, Indiana: Historical and biographical., Chicago, F.A. Battey & Company, 1883. I had a chance to view the book at a local library in Warren County Indiana but was talked out of copying the pages as so many pertained to my family and it was readily available on line. FamilySearch search results in PDF form. I wish I had more time to read all the great stuff I keep finding.
It’s always nice to be able to find out a little about the man that I descend from. From what I can tell, he voted in the elections that were held in Warren County. And he appears to be a leader in area as well.