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Kinter, Isaac, farmer, was born in Susquehanna township, on the Elder farm, November 17, 1825, and is a son of John and Elizabeth (Miller) Kinter. The maternal grandfather was Hugh Boden, a native of Ireland, who came to this country in 1763. The parents of Mr. Kinter are both dead, the father dying Fevruary 16, 1833, and the mother October 25, 1865. They were married November 7, 1809, and there children were: Peter, John, Catharine, George, Samuel, Isaac, and Elizabeth, all of whom have died, except Isaac and Samuel. The parents of Mrs. Kinter are also deceased. Her father, John Boden, was one of two twins; the other Andrew, once served in Congress. The father was an attorney at Carlisle, Pa., and was appointed president judge of the district comprising Perry and Cumberland counties, but died very suddenly before his commission arrived. He was married, November 25, 1811, to Miss Jane Boden. Their children are: Sarah, Clarissa Mary, Jane Elizabeth, Robert Clark, Hugh, Catharine Elvina, and John C. The mother died September 5, 1828, and Mr. Boden married, secondly, September 1, 1830, Miss Agnes Irwin. Their children are:Rebecca J. and William Andrew. His wife dying March 13, 1836, Mr. Boden married, as his third wife, Miss Elizabeth Logue, on June 16, 1841. She died January 4, 1848.

Isaac received his education in the schools of his native place and those of Middle Paxton township, until he was eighteen years of age, when he went to York county and was engaged in hauling ore from that place to Harrisburg to be used in the manufacture of rails. After being thus engaged for about seven years he returned to the old homestead and began farming for himself and has continued there to the present time. He married, December 15, 1852, Rebecca (Boden) Kinter, daughter of John C. and Irwin Boden. They have a family of twelve children: Samual, George, William A., Elizabeth, Esther, Marshall, Catharine, Elvina, Isaac, Sarah Virginia, Rebecca Agnes, Mary Jane, John B. and Edwin, both deceased. In politics Mr. Kinter is a Democrat and has filled various township offices, among them being president of the school board. The family attend the Presbyterian church.

Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Michael W. Gerberick,, for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transciption Project -

Date of Transcription: February 10, 2001

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