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Illinois, Macon County, biography of George Franklin Hostetler from PAST AND PRESENT OF MACON COUNTY, page 244

Rest of article on following page: He then removed to Mount Zion township, where he engaged in farming until his death. In his business affairs he was diligent, preserving and determined and was always a very hard-working man, meeting with a fair degree of success in his undertakings. His death occurred on the 26th of March, 1881, and then ended an upright life. He had always lived at peace with his fellow men and enjoyed their confidence and regard in an unusual degree. He was an exemplary member the Masonic fraternity of Decatur and his political support was given to the Democracy for he had firm faith in the principals of the party and in their ultimate triumph in citizenship. Both he and his wife were members of the Christian church of Decatur and for a long time he served as one of its elders. He left to his family the record of an untarnished name for at all times his life was in consistent harmony with his professions. After his death Mrs. Hostetler removed to Decatur in order to educate her children and has since resided in this city. She owns a good home at No. 1318 North College street, where she is living with her son, David, and his family. The Hostetler family is a prominent on in Macon county and its members enjoy the merited regard of many friends.


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