UNGER, John J., farmer, Linglestown, was born in Lower Paxton township on the old homestead, June 14, 1858. He is a son of John G. and Sarah (Wolf) Unger. The father died July 21, 1889, and the mother March 5, 1887. They had a family of eight children: Mary, deceased; David, deceased; Annie, deceased; Susan, wife of Andrew Brightbill; Laura E., wife of C. H. Smith; John J., George A. and David E. John J. received his primary education in the public schools of his native township. He then assisted his father on the farm until twenty-three years of age, when he began farming on his own account, and has continued up to the present time. He married Miss Rebecca E. (Hain) Unger, November 18, 1880. Their children are: Ira Leroy, born April 14, 1882; Anna Edith, born January 28, 1884; John Elias, born December 27, 1886. He is a Democrat, and the family are members of the German Reformed church.
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