Joseph Henry Mallory was born near where Winston is now located, March 22, 1844, where he was reared. He is the son of George and Elizabeth Mallory, pioneers of Daviess county, of 1838. His mother dying when he was only three weeks old he was taken and reared by J. H. Mallory, a relative, until he was seventeen years old. He had no educational advantages but by personal application has acquired a fair business education. January 25, 1866, when nineteen years old, he married Miss Matilda Man-ring, of Daviess county, and began to farm which he followed until 1863, when he came to Winston and established his present business of buying and shipping stock and grain, shipping annually an average of 200 car-loads of stock. Mr. and Mrs. Mallory have three children, Roxey, Amanda, and Leona. He is a member of Winston Lodge No. 370, I. O. O. F.