A Biographical Record of Fairfield County, Ohio, Illustrated

A Biographical Record of Fairfield County, Ohio, Illustrated

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...little town of Sugar Grove derived its name. The grandfather gave to each of his children one hundred and sixty acres of land and thus aided them in making a start in life. He was an active factor in the early development of the county but died in the year 1818. Joseph Stuckey, the father of our subject, was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and acquired his early education there. He afterward accompanied his parents on their removal to Fairfield county and assisted in the cultivation and development of the home farm. He was united in marriage to Miss Man-Ream and to them were born eleven children, of whom one died in infancy. Mr. Stuckey was a very prominent factor in public affairs and left the impress of his individuality upon the development and improvement of his county. For fourteen years he served as associate judge of the county court and his official career was blameless by reason of his ability and his marked loyalty to duty. He was a man of literary tastes who read broadly and thought deeply. At one time he owned all of the land upon which the town of Sugar Grove was laid out. Both he and his wife were consistent and devout members of the Reformed church and for many years he served as one of its elders. Generous in his support of the church, he did all in his power to promote its growth and extend its influence and he builded the first house of worship in Sugar Grove. When he was called to his final rest his children gave three lots to the church in Sugar Grove as a memorial to their father. He passed away in 1858, respected by all who knew him, for his worth was widely acknowledged and his efforts in behalf of the county along material, social, intellectual and moral lines were very beneficial. On the old family homestead Daniel...show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236574338
  • 9781236574336