OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS
A Part of Genealogy Express
Marion County, Ohio
History & Genealogy
The History of Marion County, Ohio
A History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Churches, Schools, etc.:
General and Local Statistics; Military Record; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men;
History of Ohio; Miscellaneous Matters, Etc., Etc.
Publ. Chicago; Leggett, Conaway & Co. -
JOHN IMBODY, son of Wilson and Mary A. (Beckley) Imbody, was born Mar. 21, 1856, whose parents were descendants of German ancestry and natives of the "Buckeye State.
Wilson Imbody was born in May of 1838, and is a resident of Green Camp Township. Mr. John Imbody was educated in common schools, and he closed his literary career when nineteen. He then engaged in milling and farming with his father until July 31, 1879, when he was wedded to Miss Alice, daughter of Albert and Mary (Cooper) Carey, who had fourteen children - Laura, Alice, Jane, John, Jacob, Anna, Adella, Norris, Bert, Lucy, Etta, Tenna and two babes - the four last deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Imbody's union has been crowned with Estella, aged three years, and Myrtle, one year. Mr. Imbody is an enterprising young farmer, owning forty-six acres of land, a good share of which he has cleared and put in a fair state of cultivation. He has resided here since April 3, 1880, and belongs to the Republican school of politics.
Source: The History of Marion Co., Ohio - Published Chicago: Leggett, Conaway & Co. - 1883 - Page 793