A Twentieth Century History of Trumbull County, Ohio; A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests Volume 1-2

A Twentieth Century History of Trumbull County, Ohio; A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests Volume 1-2

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...Samuel J., of this biography; Lucius J., living in Warren, Ohio; George E., near Sharon, Pennsylvania; Miranda, who married John Callahan, living in Lordstown; Sarah Eveline, who died in infancy; Ida M., who died at the age of two _vears; Charles W., now of Carlton, Ohio, is a Methodist minis Iter; Elwood F., now of Seattle, Washington; Ulysses S., living at Warren, Ohio; and Almond G., of Angola, Indiana. Of the eight boys of this family seven were unusually successful school teachers. Samuel J. Harshman, son of George W., just referred to as the father of this interesting family, was educated in the public schools of Lordstown township, where he was graduated. He has been successfully engaged in farming throughout his entire life, but taught school in the winter months, in Weathersfield, Lordstown, Warren, Champion and Bristol townships; also three terms in Monroe county, Michigan. He was a successful teacher in all of the schools just enumerated. Since the period of his school teaching he has given his undivided attention to the work and general interests of his farm, which consists of one hundred and thirty-three acres. In his political views he is a stanch defender of the general principles of the Democratic party. He was elected assessor of Warren township and at one time was a member of the school board in Weathersfield. When the Good Templars order was flourishing he was a member of that society. He belongs to the Christian church, having served for a number of years as an elder. Mr. Harshman was married March 30, 1870, to Alice Park, a stepdaughter of John B. Park. She was of English descent. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Harshman are: Cora M., who married A. C. Earnest and now resides at home; Clyde, married Maude Segar, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 516 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 912g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236934903
  • 9781236934901