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Rev. Israel Archbold
Rev. Israel Archbold was born November 24. 1807, the eleventh in a family of twelve children, his father dying when he was eleven years old. Soon after becoming of age he left his Virginia home and for a time taught school in Washington county, Ohio. March 1, 1834, he was licensed a local preacher at Marietta, preaching for a time on the Parkersburg circuit in place of a minister who was ill. September 25, 1834, he was married to Frances Foster Dana at Newport and in 1857 was appointed to Hanover circuit. He died May 18, 1860, his remains being interred in Hanover cemetery, but were later removed to Woodlawn at Titusville. Pa., where they rest beside those of his devoted wife. Of his marriage was born seven children: William Dana, James Edward, Phebe Maria, Charles Wesley, Mary Elizabeth, John Dustin and Frances Ann. Mr. Archbold was a kind, loving husband and father, a man of great frankness, tender sympathy and unbounded generosity.
["History of Hanover, Columbiana County, Ohio", 1804-1908 (1908) - Submitted by Jeanne Hall]


Michael Aster
Michael Aster, pioneer, many years prominent man in Hanover, moved from New Lisbon to the village in 1817. He was tanner by trade, establishing himself in business soon after arrival, and carrying on the work until 1849, when he was succeeded by his son, A. R. Arter. Mr. Arter was active in anti-slavery movements, his home being Important station on "underground railroad." He filled many positions of trust, was treasurer Sandy & Beaver Canal Co., commissioner of his county, and justice of the peace. He was also the first mayor of the town.
["History of Hanover, Columbiana County, Ohio", 1804-1908 (1908) - Submitted by Jeanne Hall]





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