History of Shelby County, Ohio; With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

History of Shelby County, Ohio; With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...here about eighteen months he returned to Montgomery County, and remained until 1865, when he returned to Shelby County and bought part of the old Berry farm, on the river, where he built a limekiln, from which he ships from thirty to sixty tons each season, beside retailing about one-half that amount. They have raised three children--Susan P., Benjamin F., and William O. Their second child, Benjamin F., was killed by accident in 1877. In 1879 Mr. Cofield was elected justice of the peace, and re-elected in 1882. ' Faannarcx LILIENKAMP was born in Prussia in 1822; lived there to marry Caroline Poppe in 1848. In 1853 they emigrated to the" United States, and located in_ Cincinnati, where they remained one year, then came to Sidney, where he worked at the tailor trade about six years, then removed in 1860 to the place he now lives. They have had six children, only three of whom are now living, viz., Frederick, Emma, and John. The place on which Mr. L. now lives formerly belonged to John Barber, who was born in New Jersey in 1782. He was married to Louisa Bolgus in 1819. She was a native of Germany, and born in 1795, andcame to the United States in 1815. Mr. Barber came to Shelby County in 1830, and entered 160 acres of land. and had made partial improvements on it. In 1860 Mr. and Mrs. Barber, becoming enfeebled by age, and having no children The name Morrow is a modification of the Scotch name of Murray. The great-grandfather of James Morrow emigrated to America from Londonderry about 1730. John Morrow, the father of James, was born near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, about the time of the Revolutionary war. He was a brother of Jeremiah Morrow, who was the first Representative in Congress from Ohio; and also was Governor of Ohio from 1822...show more

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  • Paperback | 488 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 862g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236955625
  • 9781236955623