The Biographical Record of Knox County, Ohio; To Which Is Added an Elaborate Compendium of National Biography

The Biographical Record of Knox County, Ohio; To Which Is Added an Elaborate Compendium of National Biography

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...passed, both command the-warm regard of those with whom they came in contact, so that Mr. Olin's death, which occurred February 22, 1887, was deeply regretted throughout the community. Isaac Blackford, a brother of Mrs. Olin, married Lucinda Iden and they had three children: Alta M., the wife of William Gunsaulus, a resident of Mount Gilead, Ohio; Ella, deceased; and Wilbert Edson. The last named, born January 21, 1869, a nephew of Mrs. Olin. resides with her and operates the farm. He married Daisy Irwin, a daughter of George and Minnie (Dalrymple) Irwin. She was horn May 3, 1873, and by her marriage has become the mother of two children: Robert Xeal, born November 6, 1896; and Ina May, born February 24, 1901. Mrs. Olin has forty-six acres of fine improved land situated on the main road two miles from Fredericktown. There she has a beautiful residence, and the property, well improved, is very desirable and valuable. CHARLES WRIGHT DURBIN. The subject of this sketch, who was a prominent citizen of Fredericktown, Knox county, Ohio, was born in Morris township, that county, August 17, 1864, and died at Fredericktown, December 25, 1891. His parents were John and Elizabeth (Wright) Durbin, who settled at Fredericktown when Charles was six weeks old. There the boy grew up and was educated in the village school, later taking a classical course at the Wesleyan University, at Delaware, Ohio. For five years succeeding hfis graduation he was superintendent of schools at Fredericktown, and for about four years he filled the office of county examiner of teachers. In politics he was a Republican, and his convictions on religious questions led him to affiliate with the Methodist Episcopal church. Mr. Durbin married, Decemher 28, 1886, Lina Craven, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 562g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236915658
  • 9781236915658