Friday, October 4, 2013

Election results for town of Danville (1871)

According to an entry in Hendricks County Circuit Court Book volume 11 (which covers November 1869 to May 1871), on Monday, May 1, 1871, the town of Danville held its election. The following residents were elected:

Town Trustee, 1st Ward - Aaron Hart (defeated G.C. Waterous and J.R. Armstrong)
Town Trustee, 2nd Ward - William H. Blake (defeated William E. Howland)
Town Trustee, 3rd Ward - William P. Ayers (defeated William H. Cash and James Christie)
Town Trustee, 4th Ward - Isaac H. Pierson (defeated Charles R. Rose)
Town Trustee, 5th Ward - James Nichols (defeated J.H. Davis and S.R. Craddick)
Town Clerk - John S. Straughan (defeated Joseph Mathers and Joshua G. Adams)
Town Treasurer - Henry Howell (defeated James Stapp and S.A. Verbrike)
Town Marshal - John J. Ogden (defeated Robert Dempsey)

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