Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Harrison and Carroll, Ohio, Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of Many of the Early Settled Families
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. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...the commodious barn and other outbuildings having been built in 1879. This farm, comprising 433 acres of well-improved land, is situated about two miles from Scio; in addition to which Mrs. Trushel owns forty acres in Carroll County. To Mr. and Mrs. Trushel have been born three children---one son and two daughters--viz.: James Harvey, at home; Fanny Edna, now the wife of Albert Hagy, of Perry Township, Carroll County, and Kate Matilda, at home. Mrs. Trushel is a member of the Methodist Church; in politics Mr. Trushel is a Democrat. AMES ALEXANDER, a most successful agriculturist, was born March 18, 1829, on the farm on which he still resides, in Freeport Township, Harrison Co., Ohio. His father, John Alexander, was born in County Antrim, Ireland, where his early life was spent in securing the rudiments of an education, and in his "teens" learning the weaver's trade, which he combined with farming. While yet a resident of Ireland he was married to Mary Allen, a' resident of his native year named he enlisted in Company H, One Hundred and Twenty-sixth O. V. I., and served with the regiment until the battle of Manassas, where he received a sunstroke, which caused his confinement to the hospital two months; he then rejoined his company, and served until the close of the war, receiving an honorable discharge. On July 1,1865, he was united in marriage with Elizabeth, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Hoagland) Conaway, who were parents of the following named children: Cynthia, Hannah, Charles, Jeremiah, Elizabeth, Susan, John. Michael, Martha and Rachel. Mr. Conaway came to Harrison County, Ohio, from Baltimore, Md., and was one of the pioneers of Stock Township. He was a Whig in politics, afterward a Republican, for several years...
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