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Dr E.G. Alcorn
Is a physician and surgeon of Gallipolis, Ohio, making the treatment of the eye and ear a specialty. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, July 16, 1844, his parents being Eli and Louisa (Winter) Alcorn. He was married in Hamlin, Lincoln county, West Virginia to N. A. Bickel, who was born in Gallia county, July 31, 1846. They have the following children: Albert D., born June 24, 1870; John B., January 20, 1873; Bertha G., October 15, 1874; Edgar G., December 4, 1876; Robert S., October 12, 1878; James Garfield, March 7, 1881. The father of Mrs. Alcorn is Aaron Bickel. Mr. Alcorn came to Gallia county in 1873. His postoffice address is Gallipolis, Gallia county, Ohio. [SOURCE: History of Gallia County: Containing A Condensed History of the County; Biographical Sketches; General Statistics, Miscellaneous Matters, &c; James P. Averill; Hardesty & CO., Publishers, Chicago and Toledo. 1882.]


John M Alexander
Was born in Delaware county, Ohio, May 17, 1841. He is a son of John and Mary (Wise) Alexander, both of whom are deceased. Mr. Alexander was married to Eliza H. Hill, in this county, October 29, 1868. She was born in Yates county, New York. She is a daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Murphy) Hill, the former of whom is deceased, and the latter resides in Gallia county, where she settled in 1852. The children of Mr. Alexander are Edgar II., born May 3, 1870; Oscar C., June 23, 1875, and Mary H., June 2, 1879. Mr. Alexander is at present filling the office of trustee in Gallipolis township, having been elected in 1880; he was township trustee in 1879. Mr. Alexander served his country during the late war. He was a member of Company A, 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry; was first sergeant of that company, and was wounded at the battle of Fisher Hill, in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, September 22, 1864. He is in the mercantile business in Gallipolis, having settled here in 1859. His postoffice address is Gallipolis, Gallia county, Ohio.  [SOURCE: History of Gallia County: Containing A Condensed History of the County; Biographical Sketches; General Statistics, Miscellaneous Matters, &c; James P. Averill; Hardesty & CO., Publishers, Chicago and Toledo. 1882.]


Simeon J Allison
Son of David J. and Mary J. (Williams) Allison, was born in this county February 4, 1853. He was united in marriage with Mary M. Clyse, in Walnut township, March 25, 1875, and is the father of three children: Clarence B., born December 5, 1876; Frank L., February 1, 1879; Olie C., July 21, 1881. His wife is the daughter of Henry W. and Sarah J. (Boggs) Clyse, who came to this county in 1833, and she was born in this township September 8, 1857. Mr. Allison formerly held the office of township clerk for two years. Business, farming. Address, Boggs, Walnut township, Gallia county, Ohio. [SOURCE: History of Gallia County: Containing A Condensed History of the County; Biographical Sketches; General Statistics, Miscellaneous Matters, &c; James P. Averill; Hardesty & CO., Publishers, Chicago and Toledo. 1882.]


Thomas Ashworth
Is a farmer and stock-raiser, residing in Cheshire township. He was born in Meigs county, Ohio, June 15, 1821. His parents were David and Frances (Dixon) Ashworth. His father died November 16, 1846, and his mother April 5, 1854. Catherine Mauck became the wife of Mr. Ashworth in this township December 25, 1848. She was born in Cheshire, June 14, 1823. The following are their children: Isaac D., born June 26, 1853, deceased; Dayton F., September 20, 1856, resides at home; Dell V., April 1, 1862, deceased. The parents of Mrs. Ashworth were Joseph and Elizabeth (Buswell) Mauck, both of whom are deceased. Mr. Ashworth has filled several township offices with credit to himself and the people whom he represented. He came to this county in 1852. His postoffice address is Cheshire, Gallia county, Ohio. [SOURCE: History of Gallia County: Containing A Condensed History of the County; Biographical Sketches; General Statistics, Miscellaneous Matters, &c; James P. Averill; Hardesty & CO., Publishers, Chicago and Toledo. 1882.]



 



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