Among the enterprising and progressive farmers of Sparta township, Dearborn county, Indiana, is William Trabor Turner, who for a number of years has been engaged in agricultural pursuits. He belongs to a class of men who furnish a fine example of steadfast perseverance and a strong illustration of what may be accomplished by the individual who makes up his mind to do his share of the pulling, when necessity places him in the harness of human endeavor. William Trabor Turner, farmer, of Sparta, township, Dearborn county, Indiana, was born where he now lives, January 19, 1859. He is a son of William and Catherine (Lippard) Turner. He was educated at the district schools, and later followed agriculture, under the instruction of his father, and after the death of his father, he took the farm over, bought sixty-five acres more, making ninety-five acres in all. Mr. Turner has given his life-long support to the Republican party.