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History of Fayette County, Ohio & State of Ohio

By R. S. Dills -
Publ. Odell & Meyer Publishers, Dayton, Ohio
1881

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Wayne Twp. -
ROBERT YEOMAN, son of Ira and Oce (McElwain) Yeoman, was born on the old homestead, one and one-half miles west of his present home, April 13, 1831.  He spent his youth on the farm, and enjoyed few educational advantages.
     In January 6, 1853, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth, daughter of John A. Hill, who bore him five children:  Osco, Sarah J., Ella E., Emma F., and William Ira; the latter deceased.  Mrs. Yeoman died, Oct. 11, 1863, and on the 23d of Mar. 1865, he married Caroline H., daughter of Joseph Parker, of Warren County, the result being nine children: Mary O., Joseph W., Effie J., Mattie E., Robert S., Madora C., Arthur Earl, Lula, and Bertha Ellen; all living.  Mrs. Yeoman is a member of the Paint Baptist Church.
     Since 1856, Mr. Yeoman has been a Republican, having been a Democrat prior to that time.  In the fall of 1874, he was elected justice of the peace, and served six years.  He was a member of Company I, 168th O. V. N. G.; he was called out, May 1864, and served four months, and participated in the battle of Cynthiana.  He purchased his present farm, located about one mile from Good Hope, on the old Miami trace (the oldest road laid off in the county, being opened from Frankfort, or Oldtown, to the Miami River),  March, 1865.  It contains one hundred and thirty-eight and one-half acres, richly improved, and is one of the most desirable farms in the township.
* Source:  History of Fayette County, Ohio & State of Ohio - By R. S. Dills - Publ. Odell & Meyer Publishers, Dayton, Ohio - 1881 - Page 875
Perry Twp. -
JAMES ZIMMERMON.  The parents of Mr. Zimmarmon came from Virginia to Ohio at an early date, and settled in Wayne Township.  After staying there some time, they moved to the western part of Perry Township, where they died.
     Mr. Zimmarmon was born Sept. 26, 1826, and on the 19th of July, 1849, he married Elizabeth WainMrs. Zimmarmon was born Mar. 27, 1833.  To these parents have been born ten children: Sarah E., Mary Frances, Joseph H., Jacob W., Clara Ann, Eli Wesley, James Sherman, Grant, Irena, Mary, Aldo Layton, Alonzo, and Almeda.  The last two are dead.
     Mr. Zimmarmon owns two hundred acres of land, favorably located, and well improved.  Stock-water is in abundance.
     He and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.  In politics he a Republican.
* Source: 
History of Fayette County, Ohio & State of Ohio - By R. S. Dills - Publ. Odell & Meyer Publishers, Dayton, Ohio - 1881 - Page 824
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