Biography of Jarot Ingram (1833-)
History of Lincoln County, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888) page 555-556.
Jarot INGRAM, of the firm of J. INGRAM & Son, dealer in general merchandise at Truxton, Mo., was born in Warren County, Mo., in 1833, and is a son of John and Huldah (ODEN) INGRAM. The former was born in Logan County, Ky., in 1811, and in 1818 came with his father, Jarot INGRAM, to Pike County, Mo., he being one of the first white settlers of Northeast Missouri, where he was one of the first teachers of that district. John married and settled in Warren County, where he lived until 1853, with the exception of a short time spent in Lincoln County. He then removed to Montgomery County, where he died in 1888 . He was a soldier in the Black Hawk War, and from 1864 to 1868 was assessor of Montgomery County, and was a well-to-do farmer. His wife was born in St. Charles County, and died in 1855. Mr. INGRAM was married twice. Jarot INGRAM is the eldest of nine children, and was educated in the common schools of Lincoln and Warren counties. He was married in 1859 to Sarah A., a daughter of H. R. and Mary SITTON, who were formerly of Tennessee, but were early settlers of Lincoln County. Four children were born to their union, three of whom are living. Mr. INGRAM farmed in Montgomery County until 1880, when he removed to Truxton and engaged in the merchandise business in connection with William T. ADELOTT and William OWINGS, but at the end of three years Mr. OWINGS retired, and in March, 1888, Mr. INGRAM became the sole proprietor, and the firm became known as INGRAM & Son. Since the war Mr. INGRAM has been a Republican in his political views, and while in Montgomery County served for some time as justice of the peace. During the war he served in Capt. William Colbert's Company of Enrolled Missouri Militia. Mrs. INGRAM has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church since her youth.
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