One Township's Yesterdays Chapter XXIX
EZRA HIBRAY, who came to the township at a comparatively early date, is one of the oldest residents still living in this part of the
country. His home is at Maxinkuckee. He was born near Edwardsburg, Cass County, Michigan.
After he came to Union Township, he married, in 1877, ELIZA ISABELLE CLIFTON, a native of the township and a daughter of NATHAN and
MARY CLIFTON. Her father was one of the earliest of the settlers in this region. Five children were born to CYRUS EZRA and ELIZA
The Hibray lands, of broad acreage, were in the 'seventies located near and west of Maxinkuckee village.
An interesting note comes to light: at the beginning of February, 1905, Mrs. ELNORA HIBRAY, mother of J. C. HIBRAY, celebrated her
eighty-third birthday at her son's home, where she resided.
Present were Elwort and CYRUS HIBRAY, Mrs. ELIZA HIBRAY, and Mrs. NETTIE HIBRAY, of Maxinkuckee; and JACOB HIBRAY and family of Tyner.