Park Samuel, White Eyes township; farmer; bon in Ontario, February 23, 1833; son of William and Mary A. (Boyd) Park, natives of Ireland. Samuel Park came to to this country and settled in White Eyes in 1854. Married in 1858, Miss Boyd, daughter of William M Boyd. They have seven children: Willilam Melville, born November 21, 1858; Joseph Erastus, born August 4, 1860; Alexander, born October 24, 1864; Nancy L., born April 26, 1867; Margaret A born april 1, 1870; Samuel Elza, born October 21, 1872. Joseph Erastus died January 3, 1868; James Renwic died January 8, 1868, and Samuel Elza died May 24, 1874. William Melville, the eldest, who makes his home with his parents commenced teaching in the summer of 1879, has taught most of the time since and expects to follow school teaching, for a while, at least.
[Source: "History of Coshocton County, Ohio:...",; Hill, N.N.; pub. 1881, A.A. Graham & Co — BT - Sub by FoFG]
1. Hill, N. N. (Norman Newell); Graham, A. A. (Albert Adams), 1848-; History of Coshocton County, Ohio: its past and present, 1740-1881. Containing a comprehensive history of Ohio; a complete history of Coshocton County ... a history of its soldiers in the late war ... biographies and histories of pioneer families, etc; 1881, A.A. Graham & Co
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