61. Timothy H.9 Dirrim (Christina8 Haughey, Robert7, Robert6, Johannah5 King, Francis4, Pieter De3 Coninck, Pieter De2, Francois De1) (#3789) was born Franklin Twp., Dekalb Co., Indiana 23 May 1857. Timothy died 1937 at 80 years of age. His body was interred 1937 Hamilton, Steuben Co., Indiana, Hamilton Cemetery.
He married Lulu Garver. (Lulu Garver is #3839.) Lulu was born 1871. Lulu was the daughter of Isaac Garver and Emeline Cummings. Lulu died 1931 at 60 years of age. Her body was interred 1931 Hamilton, Steuben Co., Indiana, Hamilton Cemetery. HISTORY OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, page 150
Timothy H. Dirrim a resident of Hamilton, where he is practically retried, has enjoyed his life of unusual effort and experience. He has been a farmer, a merchant, hotel proprieter, and when well past middle life, he went to the Northwest and took up a homestead claim and developed it.
Mr. Dirrim,who represents one of the old and prominent families of Dekalb County, was born in Franklin Township, of that county, May 23, 1857. His grandparents were Richard and Hannah (Wyckoff) Dirrim, the former a native of Delaware. Richard dirrim died in 1875 at the age of 90. He was a soldier in the War of 1812. At the time of his death his descendants numbered 142. Richard moved to Wayne County, Ohio in 1883. His children were: Zachariah, Hannah, James, Isaac, William H., and Eleanor.
Timothy H. Dirrim acquired his education in the public schools of Franklin Township and one term at Butler, Indiana and one term Hamilton. As a young man he farmed with his father on the shares, and in the spring of 1888 he bought a furniture and undertaking business at Hamilton and was one of the successful for 5 years. The hotel property he traded for a farm of 80 acres in Ostego Township, and has since sold 13 acres and owns the rest. In December 1913, Mr Dirrim went to Montana and filed on a homestead in Blain County and spent 4 summers improving it.
Mr. Dirrim served as a notary public for 16 years. He is a member of the Church of Christ.
In 1895, he married Miss Lulu Garver, daughter of Isaac and Emeline (Cummings) Garver. Her father was a farmer in Defiance County, Ohio; served as justice of the peacethere for 28 years, and during that time married over 200 couples. He was also a commissioner of Defiance County, one term. The children of Isaac Garver were: Adella; Dora; Lulu and Owen. Mr and Mrs. Dirrim have 2 adopted children: Pauline and Harry.
Timothy H. Dirrim and Lulu Garver had the following children:
108 i. Pualine10 Dirrim (#3842) was born on (birth date unknown).
109 ii. Harry Dirrim (#3843) was born on (birth date unknown).
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