Note: p 124-131.
??Son of Mathias Clickener (3058) and Mary Latourette (3040)??
Latourette List, Feb. 2001. The 1880 History of Parke County, Indiana. JH Beadle. Chicago. HH Hill. "John L. Clickener, farmer, Waterman, was born in NJ in 1831 in Hunterton Co., and is the son of Marcus and Mary (LaTourette) Clickener. He came W. in 1857, crossing the Ohio River July 29 and arriving in Fountain Co. in August. On the 1st of Aug. while on the way from Covington to Veedersburg, the farmers were engaged in harvesting wheat and it appeared to be then very green; this was an unprecedentedly late harvest. His ancestors on the father's side came from the city of Strasburg, Germany while those on his mother's side were Hugenot refugees from Rochelle, France, who were aiming to land in SC, but the vessel having been driven off her course they landed on staten Island and there located. His grandfather was one of the revolutionary heroes, and was engaged at the battle of Yorktown, where he lost a leg. His fatehr was also a soldier and served throughout the war of 1812, and was at the battle of Lundy's Twp., Mr. Clickener had been engaged at carpenter work, but since that time has devoted his time to farming. His farm of 160 acres is situated on Mill Creek and is one of the best in the county. His house, situated on a bluff, is handsome and commodious, being located on a magnificent site. Jan 1, 1860 he was married to Miss Susan LaTourette, and they have 4 chidlren: George, Charles, Annie and Kate. Mr. Clickener is a prominent member of the greenback labor party."
Note: "LaTourette Annals in America", Lyman E. LaTourette. 1954. Portland, Oregon Bookbinding Co. p
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