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History of Warren Co., Ohio
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A History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Schools, Churches,
Etc.; General and Local Statistics; Portraits of Early
Settlers and Prominent Men; History of The North-
West Territory; History of Ohio; Map of
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Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co.,
1882

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  JOSEPH McCLUNG, retired farmer; P. O. Mason.  The gentleman whose name heads this sketch is the oldest living person in Deerfield Township.  He was born in Baltimore Co., Md., in 1789; he was raised on his father's farm, where he labored till he was 18 years old.  At this age, he learned the carpenter trade, which he followed till 1812, when he was drafted, but hired a substitute to serve in his stead.  In 1815, he came to Ohio and bought 172 acres of land, and afterward returned to Maryland, where he resided some years, when he returned, in 1823, and, in the spring of 1824, purchased 200 acres where he now lives.  His farm at present consists of 255 acres of choice land.  With the exception of a small start he received from his parents, he has, with the assistance of his wife, made his large property.  Nov. 23, 1815, he was married to Charity Hair, of Maryland, who has borne him five children, viz. John and James; three died in infancy.  Mrs. McClung is a member of the M. E. Church, to which she has belonged for many years, and is a consistent Christian lady.  They have lived together for sixty-six years a length of time few live to tread the pathway of life as man and wife.  She was born in 1798, and their youngest son is now (1881) past 60 years of age.
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Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 981)
  Hamilton Twp. -
SAMUEL H. McFERREN, farmer, P. O., Hopkinsville, is a son of James and Margaret McFerren.  He was born in South Carolina; she in Ireland, and when four years old emigrated with her parents to this country, and was six months on the voyage.  They were married in South Carolina, and in 1813 emigrated to Warren County, on horseback, and brought with them one child.  When he landed here he had thirteen dollars in money, and the first season he worked for eight dollars per month and boarded himself.  He was a shoemaker and his evenings were devoted to plying his trade.  By economy and industry he succeeded, after years of toil, in accumulating a good property - about 734 acres of land - 300 of which was in Harlan Township, Warren County, 230 in Brown Co., O., and 204 in the home farm.  To them were born eleven children, nine living, viz:  William, John, Elizabeth A., Mary, Andrew, Margaret J., Alexander, Nancy and Samuel.  The deceased are James and Ellen, both of whom died leaving families.  Mr. McFerren died Mar. 20, 1866, aged 80 years.  She died Feb. 19, 1856, aged 56 years.  Both were of Scotch-Irish descent.  Mrs. Ellen McFerren, mother of James, ended her days in Ohio, with her son.  Our subject was born on the place where he lives Jan. 4, 1838.  He was married in 1862, to Mary A., daughter of Daniel Quimby, a native of Hamilton Co., O., who became a resident of Warren County.  To them seven children have been born, four living, viz: Harry, Anna, Lillie and Rosy.  Margaret, Katie and Lizzie, deceased.  He owns 159 acres of land in Survey No. 1547.  Katie, mother of Mrs. F., died in 1862, aged 54 years.  She was the mother of two children, both living, viz.: Nettie and Mary A.
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Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 952)
  JOSHUA C. McKAY, farmer; P. O. Waynesville; born on the place where he now lives, Jan. 21, 1837; is a son of Jonas T. and Matilda (Ferguson) McKay, natives of Virginia.  The paternal grandfather, Moses McKay, was a native of Virginia, and married to Miss Shinn; they emigrated to Ohio in 1818; they came by wagons to Wheeling, Va.; thence by that boat to Cincinnati; thence by their wagons to Warren County and to Wayne Township, and located on the place where Joshua now lives, residing here till their death.  They raised a family of twelve children, six sons and six daughters, all of whom came to Ohio, but the eldest son, who remained in Virginia, and lived and died there.  When Mr. McKay came to Ohio, he brought twenty or more slaves with him, who of course were all set free.  The maternal grandfather, Samuel Ferguson, was a native of Virginia, and married Mildred Garrison, and emigrated to Greene Co., Ohio, about 1824; he was a soldier in the Revolutionary war, for which services he obtained a land warrant, and drew a pension.  The ancestors of both the McKay and Ferguson families, were of Scotch descent.  James T. the father of our subject was five years of age when brought to this county, and here grew to manhood under the sturdy influences of pioneer life; was married and became the father of seven children - Emma; Sarah C., now widow Allen; Joshua C.; Harriet E., now Mrs. O'Neall; M. Horace; Eusebia, now Mrs. Welch, and Letitia.  His wife died June 1, 1855.  On May 24, 1864, he married Matilda Brown; by her he has two daughters - Lida and Belle.  The second son, M. Horace, was in the war of the rebellion; enlisted in the 79th O. V. I., and served about two and one-half hears, until discharged for disability, and has since drawn a pension.  Mr. McKay has been actively engaged in business most of his life; he dealt extensively in stock and also in pork, and was in the mercantile trade in Waynesville for a considerable time.  Our subject was brought up to the honest occupation of farming; was married Sept. 11, 18161, to Victoria, daughter of Henry and Ann (Antrim) Clark, he a native of South Carolina and she of Virginia.  The Clark ancestors were of English descent, and we trace their genealogy to Henry Clark, born in England in 1715, and he was a son of Jonathan Clark.  Henry is supposed to have emigrated to America and located in Pennsylvania, where his son John was born and raised to manhood, and married Mary Campbell, and in an early day emigrated with his family to South Carolina, where they lived and died.  Their son Henry  was about 2 years of age when taken to South Carolina by his parents, and there grew to manhood and married Elizabeth Alexander, who was born in South Carolina, and whose father was killed in the war of the Revolution.  After their marriage they resided in that State till 1805, when he with his family emigrated to Ohio and located on the same tract of land where Frank Clark now lives, opening out his farm right from the woods, and here they lived till their death.  They had four children, who grew to maturity - Jonathan, Henry, Cornelius and Elizabeth; The latter now Widow Antrim, is the only one now surviving.  Henry was born in South Carolina Nov. 14, 1800; hence was about five years of age when he came with his parents to Warren County, and here was raised to manhood, accustomed to the scenes and trials of pioneer life; was married to Ann, daughter of Daniel and Jane Antrim, natives of Virginia, but who came among the early settlers of this county, locating here in 1804.  Mr. Clark and wife had four children who grew to maturity - Franklin, Eliza, Hannah and Victoria.  Mr. Clark located and remained through life upon the old home place of his father; was a man of firm principles and undoubted integrity; a representative of a type of independence of character, yet kind, social and genial in his nature, and was a citizen highly esteemed in his community, and one in whom the people placed implicit confidence; he served as Township Trustee many years; he raised a very interesting family of one son and three daughters, and their loving family circle remained entire and unbroken for over half a century; when on May 14, 1880 the grim messenger death suddenly and almost without warning snatched in his cold embrace, her who had been his companion and support for fifty-three years; and in less than twelve months, on May 54, 1881, death again visited their family circle in a like sudden manner, and deprived him of his beloved daughter, Eliza.  This double affliction so sudden and unexpected, was more than his aged and shattered frame could endure, and in just nine days after the death of his daughter his spirit took its flight to that realm where sorrows and death never enter; he died May 17, 1881.  But the remaining members of his family, in the midst of these afflictions, have the consolation that theirs was a life well spent, their reward sure, and their lives and good deeds will long be cherished by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.  Mr. McKay and wife have three children - Henry C., born Jun. 21, 1864; Anna Cora, born Oct. 20, 1868, and Robert C., born Jun. 26, 1876.  Mr. McKay after his marriage located upon the old home place upon which his grandfather located, and lived, and died and here has resided up to the present item; has a fine farm of 261 acres, with good improvements constituting a pleasant home and residence.
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Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 869 - Wayne Twp.)
  Salem Twp. -
W. H. McKINNEY, farmer; P. O. Morrow.  This worthy and intelligent citizen is a native of County Cavan, Ireland, and was born Mar. 31, 1828. He came to America with his parents at 6 months of age, landing at Quebec, Canada.  About 12 months afterward, the family settled at Malone, N. Y.  He received a common-school education, being under the tutorship of the late Vice President Wheeler a portion of the time.  At 20 yeas of age, he began railroading, finding employment on the New York & Erie line; afterward he worked on the Pennsylvania Central, assisting in erecting the famous bridge across the Susquehanna River.  He was also Superintendent of construction on New Orleans & Great Northern, Little Miami and Ohio & Mississippi Railways until the year 1854.  September 27 of that year, he was united in marriage to Mary J. Whitacre, a native of this county and township, born Aug. 29, 1824.  Their married life proved a happy one, and the following interesting children were born to them and adopted.  Misza Whitacre (adopted son), born June 4, 1849 (married Anna D. Spring); Clara, born Dec. 17, 1855 (married to Julius D. Beckette); Cora, born Dec. 5, 1859, William H., Jr., born May 3, 1862 (now at the University of Columbus); Mary, born Mr. 1, 1866; and Ada, born May 7, 1869.  Mr. McKinney is a member of the Society of Friends, and is an ardent Mason.  He is well informed in the order, being a member of Morrow Lodge, No. 265; Chapter , No. 143; Miami Commandery, 22, and Lebanon Council No. 21.  He espoused the Union cause during the late war, being a member of Company F, 146th O. V. I.  He has engaged in farming since 1854, and owns a good farm of 178 acres of choice land.  His chief crop is sweet corn, of which he produces 250 barrels annually.  His crop is of a fine quality, and always finds a ready sale.  His home is a model country residence, being furnished with all the modern conveniences, books, newspapers, music and pictures, which, together with its lady hostess, make it a desirable place for friends to call.  It is an ideal rural home.  His father was Thomas McKinney, born Apr. 17, 1800, in County Cavan, Ireland; he married Mary Davisson in 1825; they settled at Malone in 1829, and, after making some changes in location, they removed to Wisconsin in 1856, where he died in March, 1876, his aged companion still surviving him.  Andrew Whitacre, the father of Mrs. McKinney, was a native of Loudoun Co., Va., born August, 1790; he married Mary Kelley, born in South Carolina, Nov. 22, 1789.  The Kelley family settled at Waynesville, this State; the Whitacre family at the mouth of Todd's Fork.  The latter family was among the first families to settle near Morrow.  These parents had a family of six daughters and one son; they are well and favorably known.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 1024
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
ROBERT T. McMAHAN was born in Warren Co., Ohio, May 13, 1823; his father, Norman McMahan, was a native of Virginia, of Scotch-Irish descent.  His mother was a native of Maryland.  Mr. McMahan, our subject, received his education in the subscription and common schools of Turtle Creek Township; he was reared on a farm and has made farming his life occupation.  He was married, May 23, 1843, to Roxanna Mahan, a daughter of Hamilton Mahan, a native of Pennsylvania, who moved to Ohio in 1809, where she was born Mar. 26, 1828.  Mr. McMahan has been a frugal, industrious tiller of the soil and has met with good success, having accumulated a nice property, consisting of a farm in Turtle Creek Township, Section 3, and a neat and comfortable house and four acres of land within the corporation of Lebanon.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 762
  Franklin Twp. -
JAMES MARSHALL, farmer and stock raiser; P. O. Middletown, Butler Co.; a prominent breeder of Poland China hogs; born in Lemon township, Butler Co., Mar. 18, 1816.  He is a son of James and Huldah Marshall, natives of Virginia and New Jersey; the year 1800, they came to Lemon Township, Butler Co., where Mr. Marshall entered land; he made subsequent purchases to the amount of 270 acres.  Mr. Marshall, our subject, was reared on his father's farm and received his education in the common schools of his native place.  March 4, 1839, he was joined in marriage to Miss Eliza Conover, daughter of Timothy and Mary (Worley) Conover, of Monmouth Co., N. J.; in 1816, they came to Butler County, and in 1824 to Franklin Township, Warren Co.  Mrs. Marshall was born in Butler County Jan. 5, 1818; five children were added to this union; of these, four are living, viz.: William S., married Matilda Miltenberger, now a lumberman in Detroit; Dr. John S., near Cleveland; he was for a term of years Assistant Superintendent of the Cleveland Insane Asylum; Frank J., the youngest, married Miss Ida Doty; Sarah E., is deceased.  Mr. Marshall located on the farm he now occupies in 1863, where he has since resided, pursuing the avocation of farming and stock-raising; for the last thirty years, he has been successfully breeding the Poland China hogs; he is a stockholder in the Ohio Poland-China Swine Record Association; he was elected Treasurer at its organization.  Mr. and Mrs. Marshall are members of the Franklin Christian Church.  In politics, he votes Republican.  He owns a well-improved farm of 120 acres in this and Butler Counties; his son, Frank J. is associated with him in the hog business.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 808
  ALONZO MILLER, reaper expert, Mason; was born in Deerfield Township in the year 1833, and is a son of William and Ann (Cline) Miller.  He (William) was born at Columbia, Ohio, in the year 1811, and is a son of William and Hannah (Phillips) Miller, who were born in Greene Co., Penn., she in the year 1774, and he some few years previous.  In the year 1807, they came down the Ohio River in a  keel boat and located in Hamilton Co., Ohio, where he burnt one of the first brick kilns in Southern Ohio.  He served a term of one year in the war of 1812, and died in "Cold Plague" in 1814.  They were the parents of eight children, three of whom are living, viz., William, Rebecca and Joseph.  The deceased are Bainbridge, John, Rebecca, Sarah and MaryWilliam Miller was married to Ann Cline in 1831.  After his marriage, he located in the vicinity of Mason, where he followed the blacksmith's trade for nearly a score of years, after which he went into the mercantile business in Mason, which he followed for some time.  At present, he resides in Dayton, Ohio, and is engaged in the real estate business.  To them were born twelve children, of whom nine are living, viz., Alonzo, Bainbridge, Melvina, Josephine, Pauline, Inez, Taylor, William and Louisa; the deceased are Melissa, William and Laura.  Mr. M. while living in Mason, was Justice of the Peace for nine years.  Mrs. M. is a daughter of Frederick and Hannah Ann Cline, pioneers, of whom mention is made in the sketch of Fred Cline in this work.  Our subject's early life was passed in Deerfield Township, and in the district schools he received his education.  In the fall of 1861, he enlisted in the 50th O. V. I., commissioned a 2d Lieutenant, and was mustered in 1st Lieutenant of Company B, 61st O. V. I.  The regiment was transferred to Virginia, where he followed the fortunes of the same, participating in all the engagements; after the battle of Cedar Creek, in 1862, he returned to his home, and, on account of inability, resigned his commission.  From then until 1880, he was a contractor, since when he has been engaged with the "Wood Twine Binder Company," as an expert manipulator of that machine.  In 1854, he was married to Louisa J. Cox, who has borne him five children, four of whom are living, viz., Charles, Frank, Edna  and Inez: William, the eldest, deceased.  Mr. M. has always taken considerable interest in political matters as an organizer, and has always harmonized with the Republican party.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 982 - Deerfield Twp.
  Franklin Twp. -
CASPER MILLER, retired hotel keeper, Franklin, son of Francis and Hannah Miller was born in Baden, Germany, in 1814.  In October, 1828, his parents came to this country and settled in Dearborn Co., Ind., where they purchased a farm of 80 acres, and his father died in 1865.  He first engaged two years with Robert Mearl to learn the baker's trade.  In June, 1833, he came to Franklin and opened a bakery, and at that time supplied Franklin and Lebanon with fresh bread and pastry.  The country being new at that early day, the roads were very bad, and it took him generally a whole day to go from one place to the other.  In 1842, he built a hotel on corner of Sixth street and Canal, which he kept till 1848, when he sold, and purchased his present hotel property, corner Front and Fourth streets, which he has remodeled and put in good shape.  He kept it himself till 1875, when he leased it, and has since been leading a retired life.  He was married, in Green Tree, Oct. 14, 1835, to Catherine, daughter of Christian  Korh, born in Franklin Township Oct 29, 1814; they have eight children - William, Mary E., Sarah J., Charles, John, Joseph, Josephine and George.  Besides his hotel, Mr. Miller owns his residence adjoining, and livery stable on Fourth street.  He has been a member of the Odd Fellows fraternity since 1842, and himself and wife are members of the Methodist Church.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 810
  Massie Twp. -
CONRAD MILLER, farmer; P. O. Harveysburg; was born in Pennsylvania, 1799; is a son of Isaac and Rachel Miller, he a native of Maryland and she of Virginia, but who emigrated to Ohio, and located in Warren Co., about 1818; he was a soldier in the Revolutionary war; was a very large man and possessed of great strength, far in excess of men in general; they lived and died in Massie Township.  The subject of this sketch was about 18 years of age when he came to Ohio with his parents; here he arrived to manhood, married and became the father of eight children, five sons and three daughters, five now living - William, Benjamin, James, Sarah (now Mrs. Allen) and George W.  Mr. Miller married Lydia Baxter, born in Pennsylvania, a daughter of William and Rachel Baxter, natives of Pennsylvania; he was killed by a tree falling on him when he was comparatively young; they had two children - Lydia and SarahMrs. Baxter married, for her second husband, Thomas Evans, by whom she had four children all deceased.  Mr. Evans and wife came to Ohio about 1812, and located in Warren Co., where they lived till his death.  Mrs. Evans married, for her third husband, Henry Fletcher;  they removed to Illinois, where he died; after which she returned to Warren Co., and here lived till her death.  Mr. Miller commenced in life a poor man; has always followed farming, and by his own labor and industry has accumulated a good competency; now owns 257 acres of good land and considerable other property.  But notwithstanding the vast amount of hard labor he has performed, he has lived to the advanced age of 82 years, and his wife is 77 years of age; they have traveled the journey of life together, bearing its trials and hardships with its joys and comforts, more than half a century, and now, in the evening of their life, they can rest from their labors till their Master calls "Come up higher."
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 1010
  Franklin Twp. -
JAMES H. MILLER, farmer; P. O. Franklin; a leading farmer of this township; was born in Montgomery Co., Ohio, Nov. 18, 1832.  He is a son of John and 'Hannah (Heap) Miller, who were natives of Lancashire, England, his father came to America in 1817, and the next year was followed by his parents.  Our subject was reared on a farm and received the elements of his education in the common schools.  Feb. 26, 18757, ue united in married to Henrietta Deardoff, daughter of David and Margaret Deardoff, born in Franklin Township Dec. 9, 1837; seven children were added to this union: of these, four are living viz., John W., Frank D., Carl J. and Flora G.  Mr. Miller purchased his present farm of John Patterson, who had owned it since 1807; in 1870, he erected a two-story brick residence, at a cost of $4,000; he owns 112 acres where he lives, and 200 acres in Clear Creek Township, well improved.  Mr. Miller is engaged in farming and raising stock, and ranks with the leading Mr. Miller is engaged in farming and raising stock, and ranks with the leading enterprising men of Franklin Township.  Politically, he is Republican.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 810
  LEWIS N. MILLER, retired, Springboro; born in Pennsylvania, June 29, 1814; is a son of Solomon and Ruth (Neal) Miller, natives of Virginia.  The paternal grandparents were Robert and Casandrea (Wood) Miller, who lived and died in Pennsylvania.  Solomon, the father, was raised and grew to manhood in Virginia, and married and subsequently moved into Pennsylvania where they resided till in December, 1815, when he with his family emigrated to Ohio and located near Centerville, Montgomery Co., arriving there Jan. 1, 1816, where they resided till the spring of 1840, when they moved to near Springboro, Warren Co., and died at their son Thomas' place, one-half mile north of Springboro.  He and his wife were both born July 21, 1780; were married Nov. 9, 1804; he died Aug. 24, 1864; his wife died July 24, 1863.  They were parents of nine children, six sons and three daughters; seven now survive - Ann, now Mrs. Lupton; Thomas; Lewis N.; David H.; Joseph H.; Mary now Mrs. Jones; and John T.  Mr. Miller, when young, learned the tanning business, but followed it only for a short time; thence entered upon farming, which, in connection with the running of a saw mill, a grist and oil ill, he followed through life; was a very active business man, a man of great integrity of character, an earnest member of the Society of Friends, and a great opponent of slavery, and in that day rendered great assistance and took an active part in befriending and transporting slaves to a land of safety and freedom.  Lewis N., the subject of this sketch, was but an infant of 18 months, when brought to Ohio, and here was raised and grew to manhood.  On Apr. 25, 1836, was united in marriage with Rebecca, daughter of Samuel and Susanna Curl, natives of Virginia.  Samuel was a son of Joseph Curl, a native of Virginia, but who died in Greene Co., Ohio.  Samuel came to Ohio and was thrice married; First to Susanna Painter, by whom he had five children, four now survive- Eliza, now Mrs. Miller; Anna, now Mrs. Harvey; David and Rebecca.  His wife died Mar. 17, 1819; he died Oct. 15, 1823.  Rebecca, the youngest daughter now living, was born in Logan County Jan. 23, 1817. Mr. Miller and wife by their marriage have had eight children.  Seven grew to maturity - Elias F., born Apr. 20, 1837; Ruth N., Dec. 3, 1840, now Mrs. Somers; Hannah F., Oct. 12, 1842, now Mrs. Cleavenger; Mary K., Feb. 18, 1844, now Mrs. Rogers; Joseph, Dec. 25, 1845; Thomas, Apr. 21, 1848; and Eliza, born Nov. 7, 1854, now Mrs. Bradstreet.  Mr. Miller when young, learned the trade of a blacksmith, which business, in connection with farming, he followed many years, till, from failing health, he gave up his trade and gave all his attention to farming.  Subsequently in spring of 1853, he purchased a farm with a grist and saw mill located one-half mile west of Springboro, where he resided till the spring of 1869, when he removed to Springboro, where he has since lived, retired from all active business.  Mr. Miller has been a very industrious, hard-working man; has sustained an unblemished integrity in all his dealings and business transactions in life, and has accumulated a good competency; has given his children a good start in life and has an ample sufficiency, reserved for his own comfort and necessities for the balance of their lives.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 916 - Clear Creek Twp.
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
PETER MILLER, farmer and stone cutter; P. O. Lebanon; was born in the Province of Bavaria, Germany, March 10, 1826, and, in July, 1850, emigrated to America.  He was the third child of a family of three boys and four girls, born to John and Christina (Rider) Miller, and the first of his family to emigrate to America.  His parents are now both deceased, having both died in the old country.  On the 29th of September, 1852, our subject was married, in Cincinnati, to Margaret Elizabeth Koeger, daughter of Conrad and Elizabeth (Hofman) Koeger.  By this union four children were born, viz., Maggie, born Dec. 26, 1853, now the wife of David Thompson; Kate, born Dec. 27, 1855; Peter, born Jan. 5, 1858, and Charles, born April 27, 1860.  Since his 16th year, Mr. Miller has been working at the trade of stonemason, and latterly as a farmer.  In May, 1848, he was drafted and served six months in the royal army, after which he enlisted with the Liberty party and fought against the King.  He is a hard working ,intelligent citizen, who has gained his present standing by honesty, industry and sobriety.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 762
  THOMAS MILLER, farmer; P. O. Springboro; born at Brownsville, Penn., Aug. 12, 1812; is a son of Solomon and Ruth Miller, whose history is given in sketch of Lewis N. MillerThomas was in his 4th year when his parents settled at Centerville, Montgomery Co., Ohio, and there he grew to manhood.  On Apr. 24, 1834, he was married to Eliza, daughter of Samuel and Susanna (Painter) Curl, natives of Virginia.  The paternal grandparents were Joseph and Rebecca Curl, he a native of Wales and she of France; the maternal were John and Betsy Painter, believed to be natives of England, who emigrated to America and settled in Virginia at a very early day, where they lived and died.  The grandfather, Joseph Curl, was living on the Brandywine during the Revolutionary war, and, being a miller by trade, was put in the mill and kept there to supply the army, and was an eye-witness of many terrible things connected with the war.  About 1802, they emigrated to Ohio and located in Columbiana County, where they resided till 1809; thence they removed to Logan County and lived till 829; thence they moved to Greene County, where they lived the balance of their lives.  Samuel, whose first wife and family are given in sketch of Lewis Miller, married for his second wife Catharine Smith, a native of Virginia, by whom he had one child (deceased); his third wife was Mary Van Dyke, by whom he had one child (deceased).  One of the ancestors of Susanna Painter, Benjamin McGuinn, when 8 years of age, was kidnapped from his home in England and brought to America and sold to pay his passage; he served out his time, grew to manhood, and in after years returned to England to visit his kindred, and again sailed to America, where he spent the remainder of his life.  An incident in the life of the Curl family in an early day in Logan County may be of interest:  John Curl, a cousin to Samuel Curl, when about eight years of age, went out with other of his brothers to get the cows; he stopped to pick berries by the way and became lost from his brothers, and, it seems, took the wrong course and wandered farther and farther from his home; the alarm was given and the whole neighborhood turned out to search for the lost child, and, after a diligent hunt for eight days, he was found twenty miles from his home, having passed through an almost impenetrable wilderness; then were many hearts made to rejoice.  Eliza Curl was born in Logan Co., Ohio, June 16, 810.  Mr. Miller and wife have had five children: four now survive - Ruth H., now Mrs. Rogers; Susan M., now Mrs. Isaiah Peelle, residing at Wilmington; Solomon W., and Samuel C. living in Iowa; and Rhoda M., who married David Hare, by whom she had five children; she died May 28, 1881, aged 35 years.  Mr. Miller and family resided in Montgomery County till the fall of 1848, when they located on the place where they now live and have since resided; they first moved into a log cabin, but the next year made brick and erected their present large house, and since then have erected other buildings and made improvements, till they have a very pleasant and comfortable home, situated about one-half mile north of Springboro.  Mr. Miller, in his younger years, took careful observations of the ways and progress of the various farmers, and thus prepared himself for the business of life.  Soon after starting in life he had to pass through the severe panic of 1837, and experienced all the trials of those times; he saw moneys of uncertain values, and many persons try to save themselves by investing in the land, which, after an excessive fall in value and terrible increase in taxes, etc., they were compelled to give them up, and lost all.  They had to work in every way to obtain money to pay their taxes and support their families; went often to market and sold potatoes at 12 cents per bushel, apples at 5 cents, a barrel of cider for 75 cents; and paid from 33 to 40 cents per yard for calico; gave twelve pounds of home-made sugar for a common glass salt cellar.  Such were the times and trials these worthy pioneers had to pass through.  The present and future generations may well be thankful for this age of plenty and comfort, and give due honor to the worthy fathers and mothers who have so faithfully labored to bring about these better days.  Mr. Miller and wife have now journeyed the pathway of life together for forty-seven years, almost half a century.  He and wife are worthy and earnest members of the Society of Friends, to which they have belonged all their lives, and in which Mr. Miller has been a minister for many years, and is one of their most earnest workers in the Christian cause.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 914 - Clear Creek Twp.
  Massie Twp. -
WILLIAM MILLER, farmer; P. O. Harveysburg; born in Massie Township, Jan. 10, 1832; is a son of Conrad and Lydia Miller, whose history appears in sketch of Conrad Miller.  Our subject remained with his father, making that his home till 44 years of age; was married Aug. 31, 1876, to Mrs. Anna Edwards, daughter of William and Mary J. Anderson, he a native of Pennsylvania and she of Vermont.  Mrs. Miller was born on Grand Isle, Vt., Dec. 11, 1845.  She has been thrice married, first to George Simons, by whom she had one child - Mana, now Mrs. John Morgan; her second husband was Harlan Edwards, by whom she had four children, two now living -  Emma H. and Bertha May.  By her last husband, Mrs. Miller, she has two children - Lydia Leah and William ConradMrs. Miller is a woman of good education, and high moral and Christian character, and was for a time engaged in a missionary work.  Mr. Miller, after his marriage, located upon the farm where he now lives, and has since resided.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 1010
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
A. S. MONFORT, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; was born in Warren Co., Ohio, Jan. 24, 1822; he is the son of Elbert and Nancy (Stout) Monfort; he was reared on the farm and attended the school of his neighborhood.  He was married, Sept. 20, 1843, to Hannah Murphy, daughter of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Jones) Murphy, the former a native of Delaware, and the latter of Pennsylvania.  Her father came to Ohio during the first decade of the present century and settled in Warren County; he was a soldier in the war of 1812 and married in 1810.  Of the children born to our subject, the following is a record:  Emma, born Aug. 29, 1844, and married Samuel Keever, by whom she has had eight children, viz.., Robert S., Mollie L., Edward, Lizzie, William, Samuel, Henry and Peter; John W., born July 8, 1846, and married Miss Jennie Cassady, by whom he had four children, viz., Andrew, Elva, Bertha and Hannah; Ann Elizabeth, deceased; Ella, born Aug. 20, 1849, married W. O. Keever, and has five children, viz., Pearl, Milton Stout, Maud, John M. and Julia; W. Oscar, born Jan. 12, 1852, married Miss Sue Ross, by whom he has three children - Carrie, John R. and Madison M.  Mr. Monfort is a dealer in fine horses and has owned some very fine and valuable animals, among which we might mention Gen. Ward, Membrinus Chief, Post Boy, Sir Harry and several others.  He has a large farm, well improved and successfully managed.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 763
  Union Twp. -
JOHN W. H. MONFORT, farmer; P. O. South Lebanon; was born in Deerfield Township, Dec. 16, 1822.  He is a son of Arthur and Eleanor (Hall) Montfort; he was born in Somerset Co., N. J., in the year 1798; he (Arthur) was a son of Peter Monfort, a native of the same State.  This family descended from Huguenot stock, the founders of the family in this country having emigrated from their native country during the persecuting wars waged against that body of religionists more than 200 years ago.  Peter Monfort, with his wife and eight children, came to Ohio in 1816, locating on land in Deerfield Township, now owned by the Cline heirs and Reuben Hoff; here he lived till his death, which occurred about 1823.  He and his wife, Ellen S. Sutphin, were consistent members of the Presbyterian Church, of which he was an active member; she departed this life in 1848 or 18439, at an advanced age.  Arthur Monfort was married to Eleanor, daughter of John T. Hall, in Warren County, Mar. 6, 1822; he settled on the old homestead, where he lived till his death, which occurred Aug. 28, 1846.  She departed this life Apr. 23, 1865; she was born Sept. 26, 1802.  To them were born eleven children, five living, viz.: John W. H., Julia A., Peter, Mary J. and Myrilla H.  The deceased are Elbert, who died in his 22d year; Ellen Irwin, aged 35 years; Thomas H., aged 3 years; Ruth, aged 3 years.  The others died in childhood.  The subject of this sketch remained on the farm till nearly of age, when, in the fall of 1843, he went to the birthplace of his ancestors in New Jersey, remaining there till 1846, when he returned to his Ohio home.  He has been twice married; first, to Ellen daughter of Milton Keever, Feb. 9, 1854; by her he had five children, three living, viz.: Arthur M., Mary E., now Mrs. Probasco, and Julia D.; the deceased are Lydia E., aged 3 months; and Georgianna, aged 3 months.  Mrs. Monfort died Dec. 23, 1869, aged 37 years.  His second marriage was celebrated with Julia A. Bowyer (Cline) Jan. 9, 1873; she is a daughter of Levi Bowyer.  In 1855, Mr. Monfort located where he now resides.  Their farm consists in 107 acres of choice land, which is comfortably improved.  He has been Justice of the Peace nine years.  Trustee three years,  and a member of the Board of Education twelve years.  He is a member of the Masonic Lodge of Lebanon, No. 26; he has passed various degrees, and is an eminent Sir Knight of Lebanon Commandery, No. 22.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1060
  Clear Creek Twp. -
PETER MONFORT, farmer; P. O. Waynesville; born in Deerfield Township, Warren Co., Ohio, Jan. 6, 1827; is a son of Arthur and Ellen (Hall) Monfort;  he a native of New Jersey and she of Ohio.  The grandfather, Peter Monfort, came from New Jersey with his family, and located in Warren County.  Arthur  was a young single man when his father came to this county, and here he married and became the father of eleven children, five now survive - John W. H.; Julia A., now a resident of New Hampshire; Peter; Mary J.; and Marilla, now a resident of New Jersey.  Mr. Monfort followed farming in this county till his death; he died in Deerfield Township about 1846, aged 46 years; his wife survived him till about 1864, aged 62 years.  The subject of this sketch was married Jan. 14, 1857, to Elizabeth A., daughter of Milton and Lydia Keever.  See sketch of Nathan E. Lupton.  By this union they have had eight children, seven now living - Lydia E., John M., Mary, Marilla, Peter Oscar, Arthur A., Eliza M. and Rutherford.  In 1857, moved to Iowa.  In June, 1865, he returned to Warren County, and bought and located on the place where he now lives, and has since resided.  This place he purchased of the heirs of George Keever; it consists of 100 acres of good land; he has erected and remodeled all the buildings on the place, and now has a fine farm and a pleasant home.  He also owns another tract of land of 35 acres.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 917
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
JOHN MORRIS, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; was born in Monmouth Co., N. J., Apr. 12, 1817; he is the son of Adams and Lydia (Matthews) Morris, natives of New Jersey, who emigrated to Ohio in 1817 and settled in Wayne Township, Warren Co., where Mr. Morris died in 1859.  Mrs. Morris died in Lebanon in 1877.  Our subject received his education in the schools of Wayne Township, and, for twelve years, followed carpentering.  He was married, in 1848, to Miss Sarah A. Lewis, daughter of Paul Lewis, whose biography appears elsewhere in this work.  By this marriage nine children were born, viz., Mary, Lewis, Oliver, Anna, Eliza, Flora, Emma, Ella and Adam. In politics, Mr. Morris is a Republican.  He owns a farm of 217 acres, which he is cultivating in the most successful manner.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 763
  Salem Twp. -
GILBERT MOUNT, farmer; P. O. Morrow; born May 1, 1838, in this county, and received a common school education, and choose the occupation of farming.  He has been married twice, first, Dec. 16, 1860, to Nancy J. Ireland; their children are James F., Allison, William E., and Carrie, Mary (deceased), and Eva.  His wife died Apr. 30, 1879, and in June, 1880, he was again married to Sallie E. Lucas, born in the year 1850.  His father, Allison Mount, was a native of Ohio; he married Mary Kelley, of this county.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 1025
  Salem Twp. -
J. L. MOUNTS, M. D., Morrow, was born in Hamilton Township, Warren Co., Ohio, on the old Mounts farm, Aug. 19, 1831, and was the seventh in a family of eleven children.  At the age of 2 years, he went to live with his uncle.  Matthew Leonard on an adjoining farm, and there remained until he was 21 years old.  He attended the district school in the winter; attended the Lebanon Academy in the winter of 1849-50, and one year at the Ohio Wesleyan University.  He taught school one year at the Zoar Schoolhouse.  In 1852, he commenced the study of medicine under the direction of Dr. J. T. Couden; he attended lectures at the Starling Medical College, at Columbus, Ohio, where he graduated.  He at once entered upon the practice in partnership with his preceptor, in Morrow, which partnership has continued until the present time, except during his absence in the army.  Dr. Mounts was Assistant Surgeon of the 31st O. V. I., from August, 1861, to February, 1863, when he was appointed by Governor Tod to look after the sick and wounded Ohio troops; he was afterward appointed Surgeon of the 144th O. V. I., and was discharged at the expiration of the regiment's term of service, in August, 1864.  He was Postmaster at Morrow, from April, 1861, until Oct. 6, 1879, when he resigned.  On Oct. 12, 1879, he was elected State Senator from the Warren and Butler district, and served in that office a full term.  Declining a renomination, he has since devoted himself actively to the duties of his profession.  Dr. Mounts has been Vice President of the Ohio Medical Society, and several times President of the Lebanon Medical Society.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1025
  Salem Twp. -
WILLIAM T. MOUNTS, farmer; P. O. Morrow.  The history of the Mounts family is so well known, and so closely connected with the interests of this county that any extended notice of it here would be superflous, as it will appear elsewhere in this work.  The subject of this sketch is a native of this county, and was born in Hamilton Township Oct. 31, 1841; he was educated in the public schools of this State, and Illinois, and was married in January, 1864, to Harriet Couden.  This union proved a happy one and was blessed by the birth of two sons - Charles S. and John H., the former born June 18, 1865, the latter Oct. 10, 1869.  Mr. Mounts was a farmer until 19 years of age, when he engaged in the drug business.  In this new enterprise he was pr-eminently successful; having a fair commercial education, and of a genial, obliging disposition, his trade gradually increased to a large business.  After continuing in the drug trade for some four years, Mr. Mounts returned to the farm, where he has since labored.  He was a well-cultivated farm, on which is produced the best of grain, his principal crop being sweet corn.  He is now engaged in building a fine residence, where the remainder of his days will no doubt be spent pleasantly.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1026
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
BENJAMIN MULL, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; was born in Turtle Creek Township, Jan. 29, 1840; he is the son of Reuben and Catharine (Spindler) Mull, natives of Pennsylvania, of Dutch descent; his father was a wagon-maker by trade and worked at that trade until about 1855; his wagons were of the best and always found a ready sale; he was so careful to have his material of the best quality and his work done in the best manner possible that he was unable to compete with the men who were then making an inferior and cheaper wagon.  Therefore, he retired from the business and devoted his time to farming, in which he was eminently successful, and succeeded in acquiring a fine farm of 152 acres.  He had a family of nine children, all of whom reside in Ohio, and all, except one, are married.  Our subject was reared on the farm, and, in 1865, married Miss Catharine Hathaway, a daughter of A. B. Hathaway.  They have four children, viz., Sarah L., Bertie F., Lelia Pearl and Earnest C.  The parents are both members of the M. E. Church, and belong to the best class of the farming community of the county.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 765
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
HENRY MULL, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; was born in Warren Co., Ohio, Apr. 10, 1836; his parents, Reuben and Catharine (Spindler) Mull, are spoken of in the sketch of his brother, Benjamin Mull.  He was educated in the schools of Turtle Creek Township; in 1862, he enlisted in Company A, 79th O. V. I., and served until the close of the war, when he received his honorable discharge.  His regiment was in some of the hardest engagements of the war, and at one time was under fire for ten consecutive days.  After the war was over, Mr. Mull returned home, and, on the 4th of June, 1868, was married to Anna R. Kersey, a daughter of Henry Kersey and a native of Warren County.  They have had five children, viz., Viola, Eunice, Waldo, Anna C. and an infant not named   Mr. Mull occupies a fine 70-acre farm, with good residence and roomy barn, etc.  He is a Republican and a member of the M. E. Church; his wife is a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 764
  Clear Creek Twp. -
CLAYTON W. MULLIN, farmer; P. O. Springboro; born in Montgomery County May 20, 1823; is a son of John and Charlotte (Haines) Mullin, he a native of Virginia and she of New Jersey, their ancestors being given in sketch of Job Mullin.  The maternal grandparents were Mark and Deborah Haines, natives of New Jersey; he died in his native State; his wife married for her second husband Alexander Ray, and emigrated to Ohio, and located in Warren County, about 1810.  Mr. Ray died about 1823, his widow married for her third husband James Clutch, with whom she lived till her death in September, 1845, aged 83 years.  John Mullin was born Sept. 24, 1791, and in 1801, at 10 years of age came with his parents to Ohio, grew to manhood, and married in Warren County, where he spent all his life, except two years spent in Montgomery County; was one of the early settlers of this part of the county, opening out right in the woods and experiencing the true pioneer life, there being but two or three other settlers within about three miles in every direction.  Mr. Mullin was in the war of 1812, and Capt. Sutton's company from this county, and was among the number of Hull's troops surrendered at Detroit,, and partook fully of the chagrin experienced by all at the uncalled for surrender.  Mr. Mullin died at Springboro Mar. 6, 1867, aged 76 years; his wife died Dec. 29, 1865, aged 73 years.  They had nine children: six now survive - Mark H., Zimri, Tamson, Clayton W., Jehiel H. and Mary (now Mrs. Langsdon).   The subject of this sketch was married Dec. 27, 1848, to Mary C., daughter of John and Mary Blecker, natives of Pennsylvania, who were married in Pennsylvania about 1820, and subsequently moved to Columbiana Co., Ohio, where they spent most of their lives, but a few of the last years of his life he lived in Cincinnati, where he died in the spring of 1865; his wife died at Findlay, Ohio, in April 1868; they had ten children; seven now survive - Margaret A., Mary C., Eliza J., Henry, Joseph, Sarah and Anna.  Mary C. was born in Columbiana County July 2, 1828.  Mr. Mullen and wife have had six children, four now survive - John B., born Aug. 13, 1854; Charles, born Dec. 16, 1855; Edward C., May 1, 1864; and Henry, born June 24, 1865.  Mr. Mullin lived in Springboro five years; thence in fall of 1853 moved where he now is, and has since resided.  He erected a good cottage house, which was destroyed by fire in December, 1867, since which he has lived in the old log-cabin on the farm; but has now nearly completed a large and commodious house, which he will soon occupy, and will have a fine home and residence.  He is one of hte substantial farmers of this community, of undoubted integrity, whose life and labors have been characterized by careful and honest dealing, and is an excellent and worthy neighbor and citizen.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 919

Job Mullin
Clear Creek Twp. -
  JOB MULLIN, farmer; P. O. Springboro; born in Clear Creek Township, Warren County, Jan. 6, 1806; is a son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Haines) Mullin, he a native of Virginia and she of New Jersey.  The grandfather was John Mullin, a native of Virginia, who with his family emigrated to Ohio in 1801; they descended the Ohio River on a flat-boat to Cincinnati; thence by wagons to Warren County, and located on Section 9, in Clear Creek Township, on the farm now owned by G. H. Sellers.  Here they opened out right in the woods, and with two other families were the only settlers then located in this portion of the county; here they experienced the true log cabin life, with all the hardships and deprivations of those pioneer days; wolves and wild game were in abundance; corn worth 6 to 10 cents per bushel; wheat 31 cents, and other things corresponding; their only market was Cincinnati, where they hauled all products over terrible mud roads, and there purchased salt and other provisions at high prices and hauled them home; but we leave to the township historian to more fully describe those early days.  Mr. Mullin, after many years' residence and hard labor, and having his farm well opened out, moved to Springboro, where he died at a ripe old age.  He was twice married, and was the father of twenty-four children.  Isaac Mullin was born in Virginia Sept. 7, 1777; when about 21 years of age, he went to New Jersey and married Elizabeth Haines, who was born Sept. 7, 1785, and in 1801, with his father emigrated to Ohio and settled in Warren County.  Isaac lived one year at Waynesville; thence located on a farm adjoining his father's one the south, in Clear Creek Township, and here passed the greater portion of his life.  His wife died in April, 1829; they had ten children, who grew to maturity; five now survive - Noah, Job, Ruth, Maria and Jane.  Mr. Mullin married for his second wife, Hannah Neal, a native of Virginia.  Mr. Mullin died at Springboro, to where he moved about 1837, on Aug. 31, 1839, aged 62 years.  He was a very active industrious man, and bore his full share of pioneer hardships; was a man of remarkable kindness, ever ready to assist his neighbors in every way possible, even as it proved many times greatly to his own loss and injury.  The subject of this sketch was born and grew up to manhood in this township; was married June 4, 1829, to Annaline B., daughter of Edward and Mary Borton, whose history is given in sketch of Nathan Mullin (deceased), in Massie Township.  Emaline was born in New Jersey, Oct. 1, 1809.  Mr. Mullin and wife by their union have had seven children: four now survive- Rebecca, born Dec. 11, 1830; Mary, Oct. 13, 1832 (now Mrs. D. F. Corwin); Amanda, Nov. 17, 1834 (now Mrs. W. H. Newport) and Laura A., Feb. 27, 1843 (now Mrs. W. H. Carpenter).  Mr. Mullin, after his marriage, located in Montgomery County, near the Warren County line, where they resided  till January, 1837, when they located upon the place where they now live and have since resided; upon this place Mr. Mullin has erected all the buildings, and made many improvements, and now has a fine home and residence, and everything comfortable and convenient around him; has now been a resident upon this place forty-four years; he and his companion have traveled the journey of life together for fifty-two years.  In June, 1879, was celebrated their home their children, and many friends from Cincinnati, Indiana, and other places, and they had a very enjoyable and pleasant time, and many fine presents given as tokens of their love and respects for the worthy and aged recipients.  Mr. Mullin is now one of the oldest native born citizens of this township, having resided here from his birth, a period of three-fourths of a century; who has witnessed fully the vast changes and progress of this country from its primeval forests, up to its present high state of improvements and comforts; and has been one of the most substantial citizens of this community.  Although in his habits he is retired and unpretentious, and never desired office or public notoriety, yet his life has been characterized by the most serupulous integrity and uncompromising principles.  He has been Trustee of the School Section for thirty-years; other than this he has refused to accept any office.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 918
  Massie Twp. -
NATHAN MULLIN (deceased); born in Warren County, July 18, 1810; was a son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Haines) Mullin, he a native of Virginia, and she of New Jersey, whose ancestral history is given in sketch of Job Mullin, of Clear Creek Township.  The subject of this sketch was raised and grew to manhood in this county, accustomed to the scenes and hardships of those pioneer days; was married Aug. 12, 1837, to Mary Ann, a daughter of Edward and Mary (Braddock) Borton, he was born in Burlington Co., N. J., July 25, 1783; Mary was born in same county Dec. 15, 1786; they were married Sept. 19, 1804, emigrated to Ohio and located in Wayne Township in 1823; some years later, moved to Richmond, Ind., and engaged in the manufacture of threshing machines, which business he followed the balance of his life.  He was also quite extensively engaged in the raising of the silkworm, and the manufacture of silk; his daughter Emeline now has a piece of silk that her father made.  Mr. Borton died Feb. 28, 1847.  He was possessed of a mechanical mind, and in various departments of his work displayed great skill.  After his death, his wife took up her residence with her daughter Mary Ann; she died in Montgomery Co., Ohio, Oct. 11, 1862; her remains were interred at Richmond, Ind., by the side of her husband and two sons.  They had six children, two now survive- Emeline, now Mrs. Mullin, living near Springboro, and Mary Ann, who was born in New Jersey, July 25, 1817.  Mr. Mullin and wife had ten children, eight now survive - Washington; Marietta, now Mrs. Bomgardner, living in Scioto Co., Ohio;; Victoria, now Mrs. Schenk, living in Utah; Harrison; Emeline, now Mrs. Hadley; Esther, now Mrs. Hale in Clinton Co., Ohio; Adelaide now Mrs. Lippencott, and Lola.  Mr. Mullin followed farming through life - fourteen years in Warren County; three years in Iowa; ten years in Montgomery Co., Ohio; five years in Clinton County; thence back to Warren County, where he died in Harveysburg March 9, 1881.  Mr. Mullin was a man of great energy and industry, always driving his business and never allowing his business to drive him, and although for many years his health was much impaired, yet by his close and careful management he became possessed of an ample competency and died leaving his family with a fine home and a sufficiency for all the comforts of life.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1012
  Union Twp. -
NATHANIEL MURPHY (deceased) was another of the old pioneers of Warren Co.; he was born near Milford in the State of Delaware, Apr. 10, 1790, and was a son of Levin Murphy.  Soon after the beginning of the present century, and when about 20 years old he came to Ohio; he settled in Tuttle Creek Township, and was married to Elizabeth, daughter of Edward and Sarah Jones, pioneers of Warren Co., who also settled in Turtle Creek Township.  To Mr. and Mrs. Murphy, seven children were born, three living, viz., James M., Hannah Murfort and Sarah.  The deceased are Eliza Perrine, Jacob C., Edward J. and LevinNathaniel served under Harrison in the war of 1812, and participated in the battle of Fort Meigs.  For good service, his country gave him 160 acres of land; he died Feb. 21, 1868; she departed this life June 20, 1862.  Mr. Murphy was a hard-working and successful man, and was universally held in esteem by all who knew him; he was self-made, having begun life without capital.  Through his industry and economical habits, he was enabled to leave each of his children $10,000.  James M. Murphy was born in 1812; during the earlier part of his life he taught school seven years and was a successful teacher.  The balance of his time has been devoted to the farm; he owns 166 acres of excellent land which is nicely improved.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1061
  JONATHAN J. MYERS, retired farmer, and carpenter, Socialville, Ohio.  The gentleman above dates his citizenship to Warren County back to 1839.  He was born in Indiana Apr. 17, 1817.  His parents were Jonathan and Elizabeth (Pryor) Myers; he was born in Pennsylvania, and she was a native of Virginia; they were married in Chillicothe during the latter part of the eighteenth century; they settled at Walnut Hills, now a suburb of Cincinnati, in the beginning of the nineteenth century; he purchased 60 acres of land where Walnut Hills now stand, on which he resided about ten years; he then removed to Switzerland Co., Ind., in which he bought a section of land, living thereon another ten years, when he returned to  Ohio and located near Sharon, where he died three months later in 1829, aged about 48 years.  He served his country in the war of 1812.  His wife survived him, and died a number of years after his death.  They were parents of eleven children, five of whom are living, viz., Andrew, Elizabeth, Jonathan J., Silas P. and Robert; the deceased are Polly, James W., Joel, Hettie and Emanuel.  Mr. and Mrs. Myers were of Quaker extraction and proclivity, and were reared to the requirements of that faith.  Our subject was reared to farm pursuits, he requirements of that faith.  Our subject was reared to farm pursuits; he remained on the farm with his parents until of age.  In the fall of 1840, he was married to Mrs. Lydia M., daughter of John Wilkerson, by whom he had eight children, six living, viz., William McKendell, Mary E., Leonidas H., Cyrus F., Anna M. and John W.; the deceased are Samuel A. and Josephine.  After his marriage, he learned the carpenter's trade, and, during his latter years, has paid considerable attention to it.  He and his estimable wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, with which they were connected before marriage; for more than forty yeas have they complied with every requirement of that well known religious body, and have been live workers in the cause; for twenty years, he has led his church class, and has ever borne the standard high.  His farm consists of 75 acres of choice land, which is comfortably improved.  From Chillicothe, Mr. Myers, Sr., removed to Deerfield, in which he lived but a short time.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 984

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