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Neyman - T11E INDIAN.U'OLIS MKWS, SATyiiOAi, DiX'KMliEll...
T11E INDIAN.U'OLIS MKWS, SATyiiOAi, DiX'KMliEll 25, 1U20. HOOSIER WAS REPUTED TO HAVE BEEN MARSHAL N EY'S G RAN DSON ISj - Sil to - T!b - ?'. Sewsl : IaJ, IcKvher 2i - The rtt (!atii of Ur. Illrara P. ?iey - trtan, Which ccarr - l at hi bom Bear S - Jtnki, Is this county, where he had 8rrit .rctcany - "hLs entire Cfc. re - rrsvws' from' this coucty a mtnhr of a farany: b acote.".. whose history ha bn widtiy known. For. Jf fara - l!y. tradition Is tra. Zr. Nysr.aa was Boe ftbtr thin th graidon of the priat MarthAi Ney of France. Xet - trrs ar.'l documents In the rosesion of famfjy fra to pro?" the - cor - r:t ileim of thir claims, and the j'torT t - roehf her by tb father, lr. V J - f - C NrJ!an. bow dead, who came - to this coanty to make ' his home at the close of the Mexican war. was believed Iky many students of history who came ber to visit 'him.; - . , : ' - ;. ' Saved Vy ' PrleMta. ' - ' According to the annals of France, Michael Ney. deposed marshal, was condemned to death .by the French chamber of peers. December's. 1J1S. and. that he was shot the following; raorolog in tbe gardens of Latent - btjrp - numors were earrect. some years later, on both sides of ;he water that Ney was not execnted. bat wis tared by ennntnftrly conceived plans of devoted friends. . Ir. Key - man's story was that he fell before the shots were fired, and that his apparently lifeless body was carried ont by the guards and. - according to acreement. was exchanged beyond the gits for a real corpse - which was buried with all solemnity dne the famous marshal. Ney, it was ai - lejred. made his ecape In dispnise and after many privations reached the United States, where he spent the remainder of his years. It Is said that he spent the jrreater part of his time in South Carolina, and that for a little while he tiopht French in the schools of Philadelphia. When or where he died. Dr. Ney man asserted, was not known. . Learns Identity of Father. Dr. E. XL. C Neyman was brought to this country by friends, he said, and completed his early education ia the east before the identity of his Illustrious father was revealed to him. He saw his father only three times. Twi. - the elier Ney or'Neyman. as he was known ia America, came to see his son In the east, and later, after Dr. Neyman settled here, he made one hurried trip to Indiana to see him and 'to brine to him docu - mt - nts which he vii to keep. JsVy was always in fear. h! eon said, that he rnieht be betrayed and returned to France. In appearance, the elder br. Neyman had everything: to substantiate his claim, and many of his distinctive characteristics were in "turn bequeathed ts his son. Dr. II. V. Neyman. He was tall and commanding, with an unusual and striking personality. He was a brilliant student, cultured, and refined. The doctor mat a university graduate in arts and tn medl. cine. Why he should have sel - cted a location as obscure and unpretentious as - the litffe home he bought near Saltillo is not known, but be lived and - worked In 'the community for more than half a century, and always seemed hapry and contented. The elder Ir. Neyman died In l0. He was nearly lsl years of age. Ir. Hiram Neyman. whose death occurred recently, was seventy - five years old.

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 25 Dec 1920, Sat,
  3. Page 18

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