|+||314||i.|| ||Nicholas W.7 Closser, born January 12, 1812 in Washington County, Pennsylvania; died June 22, 1891 in LaPorte, LaPorte County, Indiana. |
|+||315||ii.|| ||Daniel McFarland Closser, born November 06, 1813 in Washington County, Pennsylvania; died January 23, 1899 in Butler County, Ohio. |
|+||316||iii.|| ||John Closser, born February 13, 1816 in Butler County, Ohio. |
|+||317||iv.|| ||Sarah Ann Closser, born December 26, 1817 in Butler County, Ohio; died May 05, 1903 in LaPorte County, Indiana. |
|+||318||v.|| ||Abagail Closser, born January 09, 1820 in Cool Springs Township, La Porte County, Indiana; died 1902. |
|+||319||vi.|| ||Andrew Franklin Closser, born April 06, 1822 in Indiana; died May 19, 1868 in LaPorte, Indiana. |
|+||320||vii.|| ||Mary Ann Closser, born March 31, 1825 in Indiana; died March 14, 1853 in LaPorte County, Indiana. |
|+||321||viii.|| ||Huldah Jane Closser, born March 31, 1826 in Marion County, Indiana; died August 15, 1907 in LaPorte County, Indiana. |
|+||322||ix.|| ||Nancy Maria Closser, born October 24, 1828 in Indiana. |
| ||323||x.|| ||Eda Minerva Closser, born April 09, 1832 in LaPorte County, Indiana; died December 10, 1851 in LaPorte County, Indiana.She married Nathan Whitman Dorland April 28, 1850 in LaPorte County, Indiana; born October 22, 1821 in White Dear Valley, Union County, Pennsylvania; died 1895 in Chetopa, Labette County, Kansas. |
| || Notes for Nathan Whitman Dorland:|
A carpenter and joiner.Resided in Kansas.
1850 DORLAND N. W. La Porte County INPage 246 Centre Township Federal Population Schedule IN 1850 Federal Census Index INS7a1448719
1860 DORLAND NATHAN W. La Porte County IN Page 301 Scipio Township. Federal Population Schedule IN 1860 Federal Census Index IN23247496
NATHAN W. DORLAND, owner of Maple Vale Farm, P. O. Chetopa, was born in Lycoming County, Pa., October 22, 1821, and learned the business of carpenter and joiner, which he carried on there until 1846, when he located in La Porte County, Ind., and carried on that business there for twenty-six years. During the last five years he also carried on farming. In 1872 he came to Kansas, and in the following spring located upon his present place, where he has been identified with farming and stock raising since. He married in 1853, Miss Mary McCormick, who was born and reared in his native place. They have a family of three sons and five daughters - Eda J., Jessie F., now Mrs. Niram Phillips; John, Martha, now Mrs. George Decow; Flora, Rose, Seth and Schuyler Colfax. He did active service during the war as Special Agent for the Provost Marshal, for the Ninth Congressional District of Indiana. Since locating here he has worked actively in the development of the social and industrial life of his locality. Maple Vale farm contains 120 acres of valuable land, surrounded and cross-fenced with handsome hedge, the largest fields containing not more than twenty acres. It is well watered. Has handsome dwelling, barns and stable, and an orchard of four acres of well selected fruit, and a nice assortment of forest trees. In stock raising, Mr. Dorland makes a specialty of fine bred Berkshire and Magie hogs.
Source:William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas, LABETTE COUNTY, Part 29, HACKBERRY TOWNSHIP.