Pioneer Period and Pioneer People of
Fairfield Co., Ohio.
by C. M. L. Wiseman
Publ. F. J.
Heer Printing Co., Columbus, O. 1901
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was an early settler in Walnut township, born in 17960,
died in Baltimore in 1827. He had two sons,
Benjamin and Abraham. Benjamin
died young in 1829, but left seven children.
Isaac, a merchant tailor in Charleston, Ills.,
married Kate Strode, of Hocking township.
Esther, born 1821, married Wm. Lee, moved
to Iowa and now lives in Clinton. Have a large
family in Iowa and other western states.
Elijah, born 1823, was married to Sallie E.
Meason in 1846, and who died in 1873 leaving seven
children. In 1875 he married Catharine Berger
and has two children by this marriage.
Of this union Cora M. is the wife of F. E.
Wilson, superintendent Lithopolis schools, and
Frank E., the youngest, is telegraph operator at
Benjamin Winter, born 1825, married Elizabeth
Miller, of Walnut township. Have two children,
Walter, a farmer near Baltimore, and Emma,
the wife of Eugene Yontz, of New Salem, Ohio.
Family of Abraham Winter, son of Jacob Winter,
born 1787, lived and died in Pleasant township.
Had three children.
1. Hannah, married Valentine Cupp, who
was killed at Chicamauga, Colonel 1st O. V. C.
2. Margaret, married Lafayette Pickering,
Captain 1st O. V. C.
3. Daniel, died in Nebraska in 1899.
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Kate Strode, the wife of Isaac Winter,
Charleston, Ills., was a niece of Geo. H. Strode.
Her mother's second husband was Daniel Devore, of
Family of Elijah M. Winter, born 1823, married
in 1845 to Sallie E. Meason, of Greenfield
township, were the parents of seven children.
1. John Meason married Frances Effie
Gierhart. Is now postmaster at Carroll.
2. Mary E., oldest daughter, now resides in
Carroll. Assisted in post office work.
3. Jennie A., married W. G. Waller, a
farmer in Fayette County, O. Have three sons,
Harry, Scott and Ralph.
4. Alice F., married J. Scott Chenoweth,
of London, Ohio, who is now county treasurer.
5. George W., died in 1881, aged 21.
6. Charles C., married Esther E. Gorham.
Now live at Continental, Ohio. Is agent for the N.
Y., Chi. and St. L. R. R. Has been in R. R. Work
for twenty years. They have one son, Fred E.,
who is telegraph operator for the Pullman Car Co.,
7. William B., married Mollie Turner of
Mason, Ills. Has been in the employ on the Chicago
and Eastern Illinois R. R., also the Illinois Central,
for ten years. Is now located at Pullman.
They have two daughters.
Mrs. Winter died in 1873, and by a second
marriage4 with Miss Katherine Berger in 1875 two
children were born. Cora M., who is now the
wife of Frank E. Wilson, superintendent of the
Lithopolis schools, and Frank E. telegraph
operator at Valley Crossing on the C. H. V. R. R.
E. M. Winter died July 14, 1898, aged 75.