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History of Warren Co., Ohio
containing
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
Warren County; Constitution of the
United States, Miscellaneous
Matters, Etc., Etc. 
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Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co.,
1882

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  Salem Twp. -
JOHN SCHEER, brewer, Morrow, was born in Baden, Germany, Apr. 17, 1824.  He emigrated to America in 1844; landed in New Orleans, where he remained until August, 1845, when he pushed on up the river to Cincinnati, where he lived until 1854, when he removed to Warren Co., Ohio, and built a brewery since it was built.  Although a brewer, he abhors drunkenness, and will not allow any one about him that will get drunk.  He was married June 20, 1850, to Magdalena Sanger, who was born Nov. 4, 1828, in Sorbog, a department of France, but which was afterward ceded to Prussia.  She emigrated to America with her parents in 1846, and settled in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she lived until her marriage to Mr. Scheer.  Of Mr. and Mrs. John Scheer's eight children but five are living, three boys and two girls.  Mr. Scheer's parents came to America in 1851, and located in Morrow, Warren Co., Ohio.  His mother died in 1855 and the father in 1861.  Mrs. Scheer's father died on the ocean during their voyage to America.  Her mother lives with her and his 76 years old.  Mr. Scheer is a member of Morrow Chapter, No. 143, R. A. M.; also a member of Morrow Lodge, No. 116, I. O. O. F.  He is a generous, wholesouled man, and never turned the cold shoulder in case of charity.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1027
  Union Twp. -
AARON SCULL, farmer, was born in Hamilton Co., Ohio, in 1817; he is a son of Abel and Mary Scull who were born in New Jersey.  In the year 1812, they emigrated to Ohio, and located in the above county, where they lived for a number of years, when they removed to Warren Co., in which both died, he in 1868, she departed this life in 1863.  They were parents of ten children, eight of whom are living - Roxanna, Abel, Aaron, John, Mary, William, Elizabeth and Rhoda; the deceased are Priscilla and Sarah.  Our subject was reared on the farm, and at the age of 7 years began working in the field; he has been three times married; first in 1839, to Eliza, a daughter of Ephraim Thompson, she died in 1863; his second marriage was celebrated with Adria, daughter of David Bennett, in 1864, who bore him six children, four living - Eliza, George, Ida and Nettie; the deceased are Melissa, died Oct. 22, 1881, aged 25 years, and Emma, who departed this life Mar. 19, 1881, aged 20 years.  Mrs. Scull died in 1868.  His third and last marriage was consummated with Sarah A., daughter of William Osborne, in 1869, by whom he has had one child - Lillie.  In 1858, he purchased where he now lives 145 acres of land, and, in1859, 50 acres more; his land is in excellent condition and is a fine farm, on which is the best residence in the township, which was built in 1869-70, at a cost of $12,000.  To the M. E. Church Mr. Scull has belonged since 12 years old, adn is a consistent and charitable Christian gentleman.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1063
  Massie Twp. -
JOSEPH SEARS, merchant, Harveysburg; born in Highland Co., Ohio, Feb. 12, 1817; is a son of John and Penelope (Johnson) Sears, natives of Virginia.  He was raised and grew to manhood in his native State, and learned the hatter trade, which business he followed through life.  It is believed that he was married in Virginia and soon after emigrated to Ohio, and located in Highland County, and there resided till his death in 1816, aged 41 years.  He was the father of three sons and one daughter - Mary, now widow Moses Bond, living in Grant Co., Ind.; Pleasant, living in Fayette Co., Ohio; Christopher, in Indiana; and John.  Mrs. Sears married for her second husband John Bocock, by whom she had one child (deceased).  Subsequently Mr. Bocock and wife moved to Grant Co., Ind., where she died in 1868, in her 79th year.  The subject of this sketch, the youngest child of his father, was unborn at the time of the death of his father; he was then cared for by his mother till 7 years of age; then was placed with Samuel Welch, with whom he remained till after his majority, brought up to farm labor; was married Aug. 17, 1837, to Elizabeth, daughter of Jacob and Amelia Hisey (see sketch of Christian Hisey); by this union they had five children - Mary Jane, born July 8, 1838; Joseph Marshall, May 2, 1840 (deceased); Jacob, June 16, 1841; John W., June 16, 1843; and Amelia E. July 25, 1847 (deceased).  Mrs. Sears died Oct. 3, 1864, aged 53 years.  On May 20, 1866, he married Mrs. Mary Ridge, daughter of Jedadiah and Grace Adams, natives of Pennsylvania, but emigrated to Ohio, and settled at Waynesville in 1817; subsequently they moved to Preble Co., Ohio, where she died in April, 1826, after which he returned to Warren County, where he died Aug. 24, 1867, aged 78 years.  Mrs. Sears was born in Pennsylvania Aug. 1, 1815, and was brought to Ohio by her parents when 2 years of age, and here grew to womanhood, and married Jacob Ridge,  a native of Pennsylvania, by whom she had five children, one only now surviving - John C., residing in Waynesville, in the employ of Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co., of Cincinnati, as traveling salesman for school books.  Mr. Sears started out in life as a farmer, which occupation he followed till 1864, when he entered as a clerk in the mercantile trade for John Terry, in the village of Hen Peck.  In 1866, he bought a stock of goods, and entered upon business for himself, in which he has continued to the present time.  Mr. Sears began life a poor man, but by his labor and industry has accumulated a good competency, and is one of the substantial citizens of his community.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1015
  Salem Twp. -
JOSEPH G. SELLEW, farmer; P. O. Morrow; a native of Hamilton Co., Ohio; born May 26, 1840; he was educated in the graded schools of Cincinnati, Ohio, and was married Aug. 1, 1864, to Catharine Finch, born Oct. 24, 1842.  She was a native of Hamilton Co. also, and was the mother of five children - Alice G., Osman, Fredie E., Warren and Timothy G.  His father, Osman Sellew, is a native of Connecticut, born Jun. 1, 1810; he married Miss H. Goodrich, a native of the same State, born about the year 1819.  He settled in Cincinnati, Ohio, about the year 1832; he is still living; she died May 7 1847.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1027
  Massie Twp. -
CHARLES H. SHERWOOD, farmer; P. O. Harveysburg; born in Warren County, Mar. 16, 1864; is a son of Jonathan and Margaret Sherwood, whose history is given in sketch of Jonathan Sherwood.  The subject of this sketch was raised to farm labor and remained with his father till his majority, thence was raised to farm labor and remained with his father till his majority, thence he bought his father's interest in a store at Freeport, but continued there only about eight months, and sold out to his brother; thence he purchased the Amos King farm, but soon after entered again upon the mercantile business at Fort Ancient, where he carried on business two years, when from failing health he sold out, and again entered upon farming, by purchasing the farm where he now lives and has since resided.  Mr. Sherwood was united in marriage Aug. 6, 1874, with Clara E., daughter of Calvin L. and Maria T. Dakin, he a native of this county, and she of Butler County; they were parents of four children - Laura E., Volney and WarrenMr. Sherwood and wife have had five children - Horace, born May 7, 1875 (deceased); Edwin, born Aug. 28, 1877; Claude, born Nov. 10, 1878 (deceased); Irene, born Jan. 15, 1880, and Clarence, born Jan. 19, 1881.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1017
  Washington Twp. -
WILLIAM J. SHERWOOD, farmer; P. O. Oregon; son of Jonathan and Elizabeth Sherwood; was born in Washington Township, Nov. 22, 1845; he was reared on a farm.  At the age of 17, he began as clerk for his brother, Frank Sherwood, in Freeport, and continued in that employment till April, 1864, when he enlisted in Co. H, 146th Regimental Battalion, O. N. G.; he received an honorable discharge at Camp Denison, Ohio, August, 1864.  He then re-entered the store and clerked five years, and since then has farmed; he was married May 19, 1872, to Miss Maggie E. Murray, born in Washington Township, Feb. 14, 1846.  Of their three children two are living - Harry M., born July 4, 1874; and Edith, born Sept. 13, 1875; Gussie (deceased), born Dec. 6, 1876, died Feb. 6, 1877.  Mr. Sherwood owns 63 aces of land and is a Republican.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1049
  Harlan Twp. -
DAVID H. SMITH, farmer; P. O. Butlerville.  Among the worthy old pioneers of this county, none are more entitled to mention than the old gentleman whose name appears above; warm hearted and genial of nature, he naturally puts all at ease who meet him.  He is a native of Harrison County, now Lewis, Virginia, where he was born Jan. 22, 1804.  He came with his parents to Fayette Co., Ohio, when about 4 years of age; he remained for two years in this county, removing to Greene, where he resided until 1818.  He then came to this county, settling in what is known as Salem Township.  He attended school at Rossburg, enjoying the limited advantages of the common school system of those days.  He learned the blacksmith trade, at which he labored for eighteen years consecutively.  He was married three times, the first time Feb. 20, 1825, to Elizabeth Bennett, a native of the same county in Virginia where he was born, she being one year his junior.  To these parents eight children were born - John, born Dec. 24, 1825, and married to Miss Runyan; Elias J., born Nov. 7, 1827, deceased; Valentine P., born June 7, 1832, deceased; David, born Aug. 11, 1834, deceased; Joseph, born Jan. 5, 1836, deceased; Thomas M., born May 13, 1838, deceased, and Alvah, born September 22, 1840, deceased.  His wife died Dec. 16, 1840, and for the time being he was alone with the care of his family.  He was married the second time Sept. 8, 1841; their children were George E., Benjamin F., Avilla and Polly.  Mr. Smith was again called to mourn the loss of his wife, Aug. 12, 1853.  He was again married December, 1853, to Mary C. Sluth, nee Cawblin, two years his senior, with whom he now lives.  His father Caleb was a native of New Jersey, born July 26, 1771; he married Elizabeth Harlan, a native of Maryland, born in the year 1774.  These parents had a large family - Elizabeth, Mary, Peter, Catharine, John, David H., Caleb, Nancy and Susannah.  The old gentleman died after a long life of usefulness, Aug. 13, 851, his aged companion Jan. 6, ten years later.  He was of a good family, being a cousin to Commodore Perry, of the United States Navy.  He was in the war of 1812, and his father took a prominent part in the Revolution.  The present wife of Mr. Smith was a native of Washington Co., Penn.  She came with her parents to Warren County in 1803.  She was married first to Robert Sluth in 1820.  Her father, Robertr Cawblin, was a native of Chester Co., Pa., where he was born Sept. 1, 1773; her mother was born in New Jersey, Sept. 29, 1773; they were the parents of eleven children.  Mr. Smith is a Democrat in politics, and has held the offices of Township Trustee and Constable for thirteen years.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1041
  Harlan Twp. -
SAMUEL S. SMITH, farmer; P. O. Butlerville; born on the old homestead in this township, Sept. 24, 1842; he was educated in the common and graded schools of the county, and from boyhood has been a farmer.  He was married Jan. 24, 1875, to Sallie V. Johnson, who was born Dec. 25, 1852.  They have two children 0 Edward C. and an infant.  Mr. Smith is a Republican in politics, and one of those genial, companionable men who are always esteemed by his neighbors; he is of German origin, intelligent and noted for his industry.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1041
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
E. K. SNOOK, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; was born in Union Township, Warren Co., Ohio, Oct. 17, 1831, and was named after his grandfather, Maj. Ephraim Kibby, an officer in the Revolutionary War.  His parents, John M. Snook, who was born in185, and Julia Ann (Kibby) Snook, born in 1791, were both of Welsh descent.  Young E. K. was reared on a farm, and attended the schools of Union Township until seventeen years of age, when he commenced learning the carpenter trade, in which he served a three years apprenticeship.  In 1852, after a two years' trial of carpentering, he returned to farming and has from that time to the present continued, with much success in that occupation.  In 1853, he married Miss Rebecca Ann Benburn, who was born in 1831, and was a daughter of James Benham, an early settler of Warren County, a leading farmer and a very prominent man in the county, wealthy in this world's goods, and owner of several valuable farms.  Four children were the issue of this union, viz.: Ella, the wife of Albert Keever; Horace M., a farmer on one of his father's farms; Alfred V. and Anna.  Mr. Snook is the possessor of 216 acres of the best land in the county.  He is a Republican of considerable prominence, a director of Lebanon National Bank, and one of the Board of County Commissioners.  He took an active part in the enterprise which procured a railroad for his county seat, and became one of the incorporators and directors, as well as a heavy stockholder in the company.  He has been a member of the Board of Education of Lebanon, and has held many other offices of minor importance.  He is one of Warren County's energetic, enterprising, representative men.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 778
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
ELLISON SNOOK, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; son of John M. and Julia Ann (Kibby) Shook, the latter of whom was the first female child born in Columbia, Hamilton Co., Ohio; was born in Warren Co., Ohio, Oct. 17, 1820.  The father, John M., was born in Monmouth Co., N. J., in 1781, and emigrated to Ohio in 1802; he served as a Captain in the war of 1812.  Our subject was raised on a farm and received instruction in the district schools of the vicinity.  Early in life, he learned the Carpenter trade, at which he worked from 1839 until 1864.   On the 24th of August, 1848, Mr. Snook was united in marriage with Elizabeth, daughter of William and Nancy (Reed) Thompson, of English descent.  The parents were born in1807 and 1812 respectively.  The wife of our subject was born in Warren Co., Ohio, Feb. 1, 1828.  To this couple have been born the following children: William, born Oct. 21, 1849; Morris K., born June 19, 1852; Millard Fillmore, born Sept. 25, 1855; and Grant, born Apr. 1, 1866.  Mr. Snook has in his possession a broadax, used by his grandfather in the State of New Jersey; this, as an "heir loom," is prized highly by him.  He is a good citizen, and a gentleman in every respect.   Is a Republican in politics, and a member of the Universalist Church.  Mr. Snook has ever taken great interest in educational matters, and served a period of sixteen years as School Director.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 778
  Hamilton Twp. -
PETER W. SNOOK, farmer, P. O., S. Lebanon, was born in Deerfield in 1810 and is a son of Capt. William Snook, a native of New Jersey, who settled in Deerfield in 1805.  He was a millwright by occupation, and helped build the Wright ill, one at Gainsborough and one in Deerfield for Gen. Sutton.  In the War of 1812 he received a Captain's commission.  By his first wife, Abi Fields, he had three children, viz: Lowery, Peter W. and Harrison Mrs. Snook died in 1814, and he was married to Hannah Stout (see sketch of Tarsilla Hopkins, Union Township).  He died Sept. 29, 1827, aged upwards of 50 years; was a member of the Masonic Lodge of Lebanon.  Our subject has followed mechanical pursuits, and for four years boating on the Ohio river, was plying between Cincinnati and New Orleans.  He was married in 1836 to Amanda Vandervoort, of Warren Co., who has borne him ten children, eight living, viz: William H., Ephriam K., Irvin, John, Lewis, Joseph, Albert and Sarah.  James and Eliza, deceased.  James was a member of Co. B, 2nd, Ohio Artillery, enlisted in 1863 and served till his death, which occurred in Knoxville, Tenn., July 11, 1865, aged 22 years.  Mr. Snook owns 242 acres of excellent land, besides property in Deerfield; has been trustee of his township two different times.  William and Ellen (Steele() Vandervoort, parents of Mrs. Snook, came to Ohio from Virginia in 1808, and first settled in Cleremont Co., and soon after came to this township, in which they lived till their death, - respected and esteemed by all who knew them.  He died Sept. 29, 1868, aged 83 years.  She departed this life in 1839 at the age of 52 years.  They were parents of ten children, viz.: Maria, Paul, Amanda, Sarah, Phoebe, James, Mary, Elizabeth, Eliza and John.  He was again married to Mrs. Nancy DrakeMr. Vandervoort was a soldier in the War of 1812, but only served a short time when he was honorable discharged on acccount of disability.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 956
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
AARON STEPHENS, deceased, was born in the State of New Jersey in 1810; he was the son of Ebenezer and Maria (Phoenix) Stephens; he came to Warren Co., Ohio, with his parents in 1820; his mother died when he was quite young; his father died in Knox Co., Ill., in 1849.  Our subject was married Jan. 1, 1835, to Miss Sarah Hutchinson, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Roosa) Hutchinson*, natives of Kentucky, and of French-Irish descent.  Mrs. Stephens was born in Clermont Co., Ohio, June 22, 1816; by her married she had two children, viz.: Harriet, the wife of Henry Satterwhite, of Martinsville, Ind., and Dr. Joseph L., the discoverer of the opium cure.  Our subject commenced life with but little means, and at his death had accumulated considerable property; he was a member of the Masonic fraternity and a stanch Republican; he was prominent in the politics of Warren County, and for about twenty years was a member of the Board of Infirmary Directors of Warren County.  An industrious and energetic citizen, he exerted much influence in the community in which he lived.  He died May 12, 1874, and was buried in the Lebanon Cemetery.  His portrait appears in this work.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 781
* See biography of Thomas J. Hutchinson for a little more information.
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
J. L. STEPHENS, M. D., special opium cure, Lebanon, was born at Deerfield, Warren Co., Ohio, Aug. 20, 1838; he is the son of Aaron Stephens, deceased, whose biography appears elsewhere in this work.  Our subject received his medical education at the Medical College of Ohio, at Cincinnati, from which he graduated in 1859, and for a year and a half thereafter he practiced his profession in Dayton, Ohio.  In 1861, after the breaking-out of the rebellion, he was appointed Brigade Surgeon in the Army of the Cumberland by Abraham Lincoln, and in that capacity continued three years.  In 1863, he married Miss Medora Carter, of Nashville, Tenn., who died eighteen months after marriage, leaving one child, Medora, who is now living with her father.  For ten years after leaving the army, Dr. Stephens practiced medicine in the South, principally in Louisiana, and during four years of his residence there he occupied a seat in the State Legislature.  On the 27th of October, 1879, he was again married to Miss Hattie Poor, a native of Pennsylvania.  While in the practice of his profession in New Orleans, Dr. Stephens discovered a mode of treatment for the opium habit, which was found to be more efficacious than any hitherto practiced.  Having experimented with the cure in several cities, among which were New York, Philadelphia, Richmond, Va., and Cincinnati, and brought it to a state of perfection, he, in 1879, established a sanitarium one mile south of Lebanon for the cure of the opium and morphine habit.  Since that time, more than one thousand persons have been patients of the establishment, and several thousand persons in different parts of the country have received the benefit of his treatment.  Among the patients have been persons distinguished as lawyers, physicians, clergymen, and men who have held high official positions.  His place is visited by people from all parts of the continent.  With one or two exceptions, he has had patients from every State in the Union.  Before this discovery, there was no cure known for the opium habit but that called "tapering off," and in this the suffering is so intense, and so terribly severe, that patients who have gone through it say they would prefer death tenfold rather than to experience a repetition of the treatment.  Under Dr. Stephens' treatment, the patient can go wherever he desires, and while the elimination of the drug from the system is being accomplished, he feels nearly as comfortable, although probably not quite so strong, as when he was a victim to the drug.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 781
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
E. B. STEVENS, physician, Lebanon, was born Aug. 5, 1823, at Monroe, Butler Co., Ohio.  His parents were Joshua Stevens, who emigrated to Ohio from Winthrop, Me., and Eliza (Blackleach) Stevens, a native of New York, who came to Ohio with her widowed mother about 1820.  Our subject attended the common school of Monroe and a private high school which was under the auspices of the Associate Reformed Church until 1839, when he entered Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, from which he graduated in 1843.  He then taught school one year in the Associate Reformed School, in which he had lately been a pupil, and at the same time read medicine with his father.  In 1845 - 46 he attended lectures at the Ohio Medical College of Cincinnati, where he in the latter year graduated, and, returning to Monroe, practiced his profession until 1849, when he came to Lebanon.  After remaining in Lebanon five years, he moved to Cincinnati, and while there (in 1865) he assisted in reorganizing the Miami Medical College, in which he became Professor of Materia Medica.  In 1873, he was elected to the same chair in the University of Syracuse, N. Y., where a medical department had just been organized.  In the spring of 1877, he returned to Lebanon, and has since been engaged here, in the practice of his profession, having entered into a large and lucrative practice immediately on his arrival.  He was married, July 11, 1848, to Miss Mary L. Stewart, of Carthage, Jefferson Co., N.Y., by whom he has had five children, viz.: Mary E., who is living with her parents; Carrie E., now the wife of C. C. Robinson, of Cincinnati; Edward S., a practicing physician of Clarksville, Ohio; Charles B., now engaged in business in Cincinnati, and Jennie C., who died at the age of nine years.  Dr. Stevens has been largely connected with the publication of several of the leading medical journals of the country.  He became the editor of Laucet and Observer, a journal devoted to the interests of the profession, in 1856, having Drs. Mendenhall and Murphy, of Cincinnati, associated with him a part of the time.  He practices what is known among the profession as the "regular" system of medicine, but gives his especial attention to obstetrics.  He is a man of great ability and gentlemanly manners, and stands at the top of his profession.  In 1878, he established the Obstetric Gazette, a monthly journal devoted to obstetrics and diseases of women - the only monthly of the sort in America.  He has always been an active member of the State and other medical societies, and a frequent contributor to the medical literature of the day as found in the journals and society transactions.  For many years he was Secretary, of the Ohio State Medical Society, and in 1867, was elected its President.  He presided over the annual meeting at Delaware in 1868.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 782
  Salem Twp. -
LEWIS STIBBS, farmer; P. O. Morrow; this enterprising young gentleman is a native of Salem Township this county, born Mar. 21, 1856; he is the second child of Henry and Sidney (Jennings) Stibbs; the former, born in this county, Feb. 17, 1832, the latter, also born in this county, Feb. 8, 1835.  The following children constitute the family, Sarah, born Feb. 24, 1854; Lewis, already mentioned; Charlie, born Nov 5, 1858;  Clifton, born June 10, 1862; Clyde, born Apr. 29 1865; Jennie, born Mar. 1, 1868; John, born Aug. 26, 1870; and Harry, Aug. 30, 1873.  The Stibbs family were originally from New York of which John Stibbs was the pioneer of this county; he was born March, 1807; he married Maria Hulse, of New Jersey, three yeas his junior; he came to this county at five years of age, and was the father of twelve children.  She died Oct. 13, 1859, he Aug. 12, 1873.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1027
  Hamilton Twp. -
JOSEPH STRYKER, deceased.  Joseph Stryker, the subject of our sketch, was born in Hamilton Township, Warren Co., Ohio, on the twelfth day of August, 1828.  His father, James Stryker, was a native of New Jersey, born Dec. 24, 1779.  He was reared on a farm in his native State, until he arrived to the age of manhood, and from thence he removed to Warren Co., Ohio, in which county he was one of the first settlers.  He was quite successful in business.  To his children he left a handsome property.  His son Joseph, the subject of our sketch, was also reared on a farm; received his education in an ordinary district school.  Was married on the 30th of October, 1854, to Martha Liddel.  To them were born four children, viz.:  John, Fanny, Mary and Jennie.  He had been quite successful in business matters, and died on February 3, 1871.  His widow still resides on the old homestead.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page
  Turtle Creek Twp. -
SETH ST. JOHN, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; was born in Turtle Creek Township, Warren Co., April 5, 1848.  He is the son of Joseph and Rebecca (Jenning) St. John.  His father settled in Turtle Creek Township in 1803, and lived there until his death.  He commenced life in a round log hut, and suffered all the hardships and privations incident to pioneer life.  At the time of his death, he had succeeded in wresting from the wilderness 116 acres of land, which had been cleared and put under cultivation by his personal labor.  Our subject trew up on the farm, receiving a common school education, and, when old enough, taking upon himself the care of the farm settled by his father.  He was married in 1875, to Miss Smoot, of Warren County, by whom he has had three children.  He is a Democrat in politics, and, though comparatively young in years, occupies a place of prominence in his township.
Source:  History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - page 783
  Washington Twp. -
ISAAC STUBBS, miller; Oregon; owner and proprietor of Oregon Mills; was born in Deerfield Township, Warren Co., Ohio, Apr. 9, 1850; he is a son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Sherwood) Stubbs, the former a native of Georgia, and the latter of Warren Co.  In 1873, Mr. Stubbs came to Freeport, and in partnership with his brother, Albert Stubbs, operated the Oregon Mills till May, 1880, when he purchased his brother's interest, and has since run it alone; he also operates a saw-mill in connection.  He was married in Waynesville, Sept. 13, 1876, to Eunice F. Hollingsworth, daughter of Joseph and Sallie Hollingsworth, born in Turtle Creek Township, Nov. 15, 1849.  This union was blest with one child - Sallie H., born Sept. 12, 1877.  Mrs. Stubbs is a member of the U. B. Church.  Mr. Stubbs is a Republican.
Source: History of Warren Co., Ohio - Publ. Chicago: W. H. Beers & Co., 1882 - Page 1049

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