Wayne County Biographies

Part of the Indiana Biographies Project

George P. Early

George P. Early, stenographer for Gaar, Scott & Co., is a native of Preble County, Ohio, a son of John and Eliza (Dearth) Early. His mother died when he was three years of age leaving two children, and since he was ten years of age he has taken care of himself. His education has been received by private instruction and in the Eaton schools. He taught school four years, and during that time took an active part in the teachers' associations. In 1877 he began the study of stenography, and in 1881 came to Richmond and was employed by the Hoosier Drill Company, and subsequently by Gaar, Scott & Co., as stenograher and caligraphist. In February, 1882, he was married to Viola Swisher, of Preble County, Ohio, who was a student of Earlham College. She died Jan. 29, 1883, leaving one child — Henry.

History of Wayne County, Indiana. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Co. 1884. Volume 2