The Rev. Oliver Hadley married David Brown’s daughter. He was the first missionary of the United Brethren denomination sent to Africa, where he contracted a lingering fever and died three days after returning to the United States.
The Rev. Joseph S. Cooper, born in 1825, was one of the most popular preachers in the upper Wabash Conference. He perhaps did more than any other one man to establish the United Brethren faith in northwestern Indiana. He died in 1908 and his wife Ellen Mikles Cooper died in 1920. Both are buried at Pond Grove.
Dr. Homrighouse was a graduate of two medical colleges in Germany and also graduated from two medical colleges in the United States. He lived across the road north of Pond Grove. He practiced as a local country doctor and was considered one of the best surgeons in Indiana.
Terri Wargo is a member of the Warren County Historical Society.