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CLEM W CHERINGTON
Is a son of John M. and Lydia (Waddell) Cherington, both of whom are natives of Gallia county, and who still reside here. The former was born August 5, 1820, and the latter, August 4, 1820. Clem is also a native of this county, born in the year 1851. He is now engaged in farming in Huntington township, and teaching. In this township, on the 22d of May, 1878, he was married to Carrie McGrath, who was born in Berlin, Jackson county, Ohio, in 1857. She is a daughter of Martin and Lucinda (Soule) McGrath, who settled in this county in 1870. The children of Mr. Cherington are: Lola L., born January 22, 1880, and Grace, June 4, 1881. The postoffice address of Mr. Cherington is Ewington, 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]



Rev. CHARLES DAVIS
Was born in Centreville, Gallia county, Ohio, June 24, 1844. He is a son of Henry and Ann (Williams) Davis, the former of whom is deceased, and the latter in Gallia county. Charles was married in Jackson county, Ohio, March 30, 1876, to Hattie E. Allen, who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, December 24, 1848. Her parents are Sidney and Harriet (Lewis) Allen. Mr. Davis has two children: Allen S., born January 13, 1877; and Angus C., February 1, 1880. The parents of Mr. Davis settled in this county in 1840. Mr. Davis entered the army January 1, 1862, as a private soldier. He reenlisted in January, 1864, and was discharged in May, 1866. He served two years in the office of the Freedmen's Bureau in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Davis is a minister of the Gospel, residing in Gallipolis, where he should be addressed. [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.]



ENOCH R. DICKERSON
ENOCH R. DICKERSON is the son of John and Mary (Russell) Dickerson both of whom are deceased. Enoch was born in Jackson County, September 5, 1822. Mahettable Holcomb became the wife of Mr. Dickerson in Huntington Township, August 15, 1840. She was born in this county March 5, 1822. They have the following children: Reuben H., November 17, 1841, deceased; John W., February 14, 1844, deceased; Thomas A., May 31, 1849, resides in Hamden, Ohio; Niles N., April 22, 1851, deceased; Riley R., August 22, 1853, deceased; Rebecca, March 22, 1857, resides in Hamden, Ohio; Enoch R., April 9, 1860, resides in this county; Sarah Ann, July 10, 1863, resides at home. The parents of Mrs. Dickerson are Reuben W. and Rebecca (Niles) Holcomb, settlers of this county in 1811. The oldest son of Mr. Dickerson, Reuben H., enlisted in Company H, 27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in 1862. He served about six months and was discharged for disability. He reenlisted in 1864, was taken sick at Nashville and died the same year. John W., another son, enlisted January 23, 1864, and was discharged April 17, 1865 at Camp Dennison. He was wounded July 4, at the battle of Kenesaw Mountain. He was sent to the hospital, but was afterward sent home, where the wound caused his death. Mr. Dickerson was elected school director in 1855 for three years. He is a resident of Huntington Township, where he is engaged in farming. His postoffice address is Alico, Gallia County, Ohio.
Enoch R. Dickerson died November 12, 1889 in Huntington, Gallia County, Ohio. His estate included the following heirs: Mehitable Everts, a minor over 14, David Everts, a minor over 14, John Everts, a minor under 14, Thomas Everts, a minor under 14, Anise Everts, a minor under 14, and Mehitable, Thomas A., Charles M., Emanuel, and Enoch R. Dickerson, Sarah Anise Hartley, Hiram Niles and James McNeal
[SOURCE: Hardesty's 1882 Hand Atlas - Sub by FoFG]


FRANK E. DRAPER
DRAPER Frank E, St Paul. Res 227 Dayton av, office 513 Great Northern Ry bldg. Railway official. Was born Mar 14, 1857 in Jackson O, son of William C and Harriet (Cavett) Draper. Educated in common and high schools of Portsmouth O. Began his career on leaving school in 1874 handling freight; moved to the West in 1878 and engaged in the grain business in Atchison Kan for 2 years; connected with Kansas City, Fort Scott and Memphis Ry 1880-87 but resigned to take care of private real estate interests; became connected with the Great Northern Ry in 1889 and is now the auditor of that system.  [Little Sketches of Big Folks in Minnesota. Publ.  1907 Transcribed by Kim Mohler]



SETH FOSTER
A prominent citizen of Gallia county, was born in Greenfield township on February 11, 1822. His parents were John and Elizabeth (Shaffer) Foster. The father first settled in Gallia county in 1822, where he died in September, 1826. The mother, born November 24, 1798, survived until March 20, 1868, when she, too, laid down the burdens of life to enter upon her promised reward. Seth Foster assumed the bonds of matrimony on the 26th day of February, 1843, uniting his fortunes with those of Colinda Sheldon. His wife was born in the same county where she at present resides, on the 26th day of November, 1824. Fourteen children were the fruits of this union, as follows: Francis M., born July 17, 18 , died May 5, 1865; infant son, November 20, 1844, died November 22, 1844; Marquis L., January 2, 1846, resides in Mercer county, Missouri; Jasper N., January 25, 1847, resides at Monroe Furnace, Jackson county, Ohio; Abbott B., February 12, 1849, died October 12, 1866; Sumter M., October 30, 1850, resides in Springfield township, Gallia county, Ohio; Lucinda E., November 5, 1852, lives in Madison township, Jackson county, Ohio; Oscar A., June 26, 1854, resides in Madison township, Jackson county, Ohio; Sirena N., April 13, 1856, lives in Wisconsin; and Mary L., February 28, 1858, resides in Greenfield township, Gallia county, Ohio; L. H. D., January 8, 1860, resides at home; Lydonia M. J., June 14, 1862, resides in Jackson county, Ohio; Ida N. J., June 26, 1864, resides at home; Thurston S., April 17, 1868, resides at home. Mrs. Foster is the daughter of Henley and Hannah (Rice) Shelton, both deceased, the former born December 16, 1790, died April 20, 1868. The subject of this biographic sketch has held the office of justice of the peace for three terms, and was elected for his fourth term on July 5, 1882. He has also served the township as assessor for eight terms. He is a farmer by profession, and is very highly respected in the community where he resides. His postoffice address is Gallia Furnace, Gallia county, Ohio. Mr. Foster's father was in the war of 1812. One son, Francis M., served in the 173d Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the rebellion, and died in 1865 from chronic diarrhea. He was buried in Greenfield township, Gallia county, Ohio, on May 13, 1865. [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.]


HENRY F HILL
Is a son of Edward Wiley Hill and Sarah (Coverston) Hill.  He was born in this township June 23, 1848, and at Rodney, this county on April 7, 1874, was married to Percy A. Tracy, who was born in Jackson county, Ohio, May 17, 1852, being a daughter of Daniel and Mary (Keck) Tracy.  Mr. and Mrs. Hill have the following children:  Charles W., born Mary 17, 1875, resides at Porter, this township; Anna Maud, November 7, 1877, resides at Porter.  Mr. Hill is a physician and surgeon residing in Springfield township.  He came to Porter in the spring of 1877; graduated from the Ohio Medical College at Cincinnati, the spring of 1878, and has been engaged in the practice of medicine and surgery ever since.  The post office address of Mr. Hill is Pine Grove, 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.]



RICHARD ISAACS
Is a son of Isaac and Margaret (Morgan) Isaacs, both of whom are natives of Wales. Richard was born in Wales, July 1, 1839. He was married in this township, January 29, 1863, to Anna Jones, born in Oak Hill, Jackson county, Ohio, March, 184. Her parents were William W. and Elizabeth (Jones) Jones. They were both born in Wales; her father died in 1847, and her mother in 1877. The following are the children of Mr. Isaacs: William J., born February 1, 1864; Isaac, September 10, 1866; Elizabeth, March 28, 1869; John, June 26, 1872; Margaret, July 26, 1874; Catherine J., November 10, 1876; Daniel W., March 4, 1879; they all reside at home. Mr. Isaacs has held the office of school director for two years. Mr. Isaacs has served as deacon in the new Welch church for four years. His occupation is farming, and his address Sprinkle's Mills, 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.]



DAVID T. JENKINS
Was born in Jackson county, Ohio, May 6, 1843, and settled in this county with his parents in 1857. He married Jane Isaac, January 13, 1870, in this county. She was born in Wales, April 20, 1847. The children of this marriage are: infant, born August 19, 1870, died August 22, 1870; Leah Ann, July 20, 1871, died August 21, 1873; Mary Jane, February 11, 1873; Elizabeth Florence, February 26, 1875; infant, March 14, 1877, died same day; John Isaac, February 27, 1878; Leah Alice, February 3, 1881. Mr. Jenkins' parents, settlers in Gallia county in 1857, are Thomas and Leah (Evans) Jenkins; the latter died January 7, 1873. His brothers and sisters are: Wizliam T., Evan T., Mary, John T., Thomas T., Walter T., Daniel T., and Elizabeth. All are living except Mary, who died January 10, 1877. The parents of Mrs. Jenkins were John Isaac, who died September 6, 1867, and Mary (Phillips) Isaac. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac settled in Gallia county in 1848. Mrs. Jenkins' brothers and sisters are: John I., David, Elizabeth, William, Isaac N., Mary A. David died February 9, 1859, and John died February 19, 1859. Mr. Jenkins enlisted for service in the late war, September 1, 1864, in Company C, 179th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was appointed corporal by Colonel H. H. Sage, September 27, 1864. Serving until the close of the war he received an honorable discharge, June 30, 1865. His brother, William T. Jenkins, served in the same regiment and company. David T. Jenkins is a farmer, residing in Greenfield township, with his postoffice address at Gallia Furnace, 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.]


EVAN T JENKINS
Was born at Cambria Furnace, Jackson county, Ohio, December 22, 1848. His parents are Thomas and Leah (Evans) Jenkins, settlers of this county in 1857. His mother was born in 1818, and died February 7, 1873. Mary Ann Evans became the wife of Mr. Jenkins in this township, October 27, 1870. She was born in Greenfield township, April 14, 1851. The following are their children: Anna L., February 24, 18 ; Leah Belle, July 26, 1873; Margaret, November 19, 1875; David, July 12, 1878; Mary, October 24, 1881. The parents of Mrs. Jenkins are David and Ann Evans. Her father died in October, 1851, and her mother was born in 1812. David T. and William T. Jenkins served in the late war in the 179th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, ten months, being discharged at the end of the war. Richard D. Evans served one year and eleven months in the 56th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and was discharged for disability, and has not seen a well day since. David C. Evans was also a member of the 56th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company C, and waskilled June 16, 1863. He was wounded the May previous at the battle of Champion Hill, and it terminated fatally, as stated. His wound occurred the day after capturing the flag from Fort Gibson. John A. Evans was a member of Company E, 27th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, enlisting July 22, 1861. He served through the whole of the rebellion and did not receive a wound, and retained good health. He enlisted as a private, and for his fidelity and manly qualities - was promoted step by step to captain. He resides in Frazeysburg, Muskingum county, Ohio, where he is engaged as a merchant. The subject of this sketch, Evan T. Jenkins, is a farmer, his land being located in Greenfield township. His postoffice address is Gallia Furnace, 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.]


WILLIAM C. MARTIN
MARTIN, William C.; born, (Jackson Co)., Ohio Jan. 10, 1875; son of Henry and Mary (Crabtree) Martin; educated in public schools; married at Newark, O., Apr. 8, 1899, Estella Haynes. Lived on farm until 1897; became connected as solicitor with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., 1898, and was promoted to position of assistant superintendent at Toledo, O., where he remained for five years; acted as superintendent at Calumet, Mich.., two years, and has filled similar office in Detroit since 1905. Mason. Republican. Methodist. Office: 1423 Majestic Bldg. Residence: 501 Cadillac Av.
["The Book of Detroiters". Edited by Albert Nelson Marquis Copyright, 1908 - CW - Sub by FoFG]


ANDREW C. McCARLEY
Is a son of William and Sarah (Boggs) McCarley, both of whom are deceased. He was born in Jackson county, Ohio, February 27, 1823. His marriage to Susanna C. Woods took place in Gallia county, April 18, 1852. She is a native of this county, born February 28, 1822. She is a daughter of William and Rebecca (Edminston) Woods, both deceased. The following comprise the children of Mr. and Mrs. McCarley: William W., born July 25, 1853, resides in Huntington township; Mary, September 7, 1855; Jennie, September 5, 1857, deceased; Ella, January 30, 1861, deceased; Franklin E., April 1, 1867. Mr. McCarley came to this county in 1836, where he is engaged in merchandising in Ewington, where he should be addressed. [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 OLIVER
Was born in Jefferson township, Jackson county, Ohio March 1, 1838. His parents were Charles and Hulda (McIntyre) Oliver. His father was born in Virginia, and died in October, 1868; his mother died in December, 1844. John Oliver and Sarah Ann Crump were married May 22, 1874. She was born in Greenfield township March 1, 1838. Her parents are Joseph and Minerva (McLaughlin) Crump, settlers of this township in 1818. Her father was born in 1803, and died September 28, 1881. Her mother was born June 8, 1818. Mr. and Mrs. Oliver have one child: Minerva, born March 16, 1875. Mr. Oliver is a farmer and practical collier and miner. He came to this county in 1847. His postoffice address is Samsonville, Jackson 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.]


REUBEN A RUSSELL
Is the son of Randal and Martha (Graham) Russell, and was born in Jackson county in the year 1840. He was kicked by a horse June 14, and died June 16, 1882. Both of his parents are deceased. Mr. Russell was a resident of the township of Huntington, where his widow is engaged in farming. He was married in Gallia county, Ohio, October 1, 1871, to Elizabeth R. Wilcox, who is a native of this county, born in the year 1843. She is a daughter of Stephen and Rebecca W. (Butler) Wilcox, who was married in this county on a very patriotic day, July 4, 1840. Mr. Russell was elected township trustee for one term in 1879. Mrs. Russell's postoffice address is Vinton, 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.]


CLAIBORN SHELTON
Was born in this township and county (Gallia Co, OH), August 1, 1816. His parents, John and Catherine (Mosbarger) Shelton, settled in Gallia county in 1810, coming from Virginia. They endured a great many privations incident to a pioneer life, having to pound their corn for bread. His father was born in 1792, and died in 1864; his mother is also deceased. The first wife of Mr. Shelton was Nancy C. Booton, who was born in Jackson county, Ohio, June 28, 1823, and died June 20, 1863. She is mother of the following children: John, born June 16, 1842, resides in this county; Catherine, March, 29, 1844, resides at home; Tobitha, March 5, 1850; Elizabeth, October 27, 1852, resides at home; Anna S., August 2, 1854, resides in West Virginia; Mary A., March 6, 1856, resides at home; Mariah, October 1, 1858, resides at home. The present wife of Mr. Shelton is Anna Jones, who was born in Wales, May 30, 1834. The following are her children: Thomas J., born August 8, 1864, resides at home, as do all the rest; William E., August 23, 1866; Claiborn, January 12, 1869; Tallitha, November 10, 1871; Anna, February 1, 1874; Benjamin F., August 4, 1876; David, February 1, 1880. The parents of Mrs. Shelton are Evans Jane (Lewis) Jones, settlers of Gallia county in 1841. Mr. Shelton has filled the office of justice of the peace twenty-one years. He was the first assessor and land appraiser, and has had the office of clerk about twenty years, treasurer three years, and trustee two years. His postoffice address is Gallia Furnace, 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 J STEWART
Was born in Gallipolis township, Gallia county, July 6, 1818. His parents were James B. and Fannie (Dungey) Stewart; his father was born in 1792, and died in 1852. He was the first minister that preached a sermon in Greenfield township; he acquired a good education by his own exertions, as has also his son. The mother of John died in 1868. Eliza Ann Harris became the wife of Mr. Stewart, in Greenfield township, January 5, 1844. She was born in Virginia, June 13, 1823. The following are her children: James C., born December 12, 1844, resides at Vesuvius Furnace, Lawrence county, Ohio; John S., October 18, 1846, resides in Fulton county, Kentucky; Calvin L., September 30, 1848, resides in Greenfield township; Mary M., October 19, 1850, died September 16, 1872. Mr. Stewart is a farmer, residing in Greenfield township. His postoffice address is Samsonville, Jackson 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 VARNEY
Is proprietor of the Varney House, Rio Grande, Ohio. He was formerly connected with the St. Wendel Hotel, of Gallipolis. Mr. Varney was born in Jackson county, Ohio, April 1, 1810. His parents are Jedediah and Hannah (Hines) Varney. His father is deceased; his mother still resides in this county, coming here in 1812, during the war. John Varney and Susanna Rawson were married in Gallia county, December 24, 1846; she was born in this county, December 25, 1823. The following are their children: Mary E. J., born March 5, 1849, resides in Gallia county; Sarah L., March 8, 1850, resides in this county; Lydia S., August 25, 1852, resides in this county; Charles F., November 4, 1855, resides in this county; Julia E., May 1, 1857, resides in Vinton county, Ohio; John W., deceased; Ella N., July 26, 1862, resides in Gallia county, Ohio; Kate R., deceased. The parents of Mrs. Varney are James and Mary (Cline) Rawson. Her father is deceased. Her mother settled in this county in 1816, and still continues to reside here. Mr. Varney filled the office of trustee in Raccoon township for two terms, and he was elected justice of the peace in the same township October 7, 1876, for three years. The date of his arrival in this county was 1822. He is a farmer beside attending to his hotel. His postoffice address is Rio Grande, 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.]


JACOB VAUGHN
was born in Fayette county, Pennsylvania, December 20, 1814. His father, Thomas Vaughn, was born in the State of Pennsylvania, September 2, 1787, and died at his home in Jackson county, Ohio, March 7, 1871, aged 83 years, 6 months and 5 days. He volunteered as a private soldier in the war of 1812, under the command of General Harrison, and he was in the charge at Fort Meigs under the command of Colonel Dudley. He continued with the command until the British and Indians were reinforced, surrounding and overpowering Colonel Dudley, and capturing him and nearly all of his men. Mr. Vaughn was present when the great Indian chief, Tecumseh, was killed. After his return to his native State he married Rebecca Dunham, a native of the same State, and moved to Jackson county, Ohio, in 1822. He there bought the farm which he occupied the remainder of his life. He was one of the associate judges of Jackson county for about seventeen years, and filled various offices of trust for nearly forty years, always attending to their duties with promptness and accuracy. His wife died November 29, 1846. They were parents of ten children, seven boys and three girls, all, with one exception, Samuel, who died December 4, 1849, are now living. Judge Vaughn was a strong believer in the Christin religion, a good citizen, a kind neighbor, and a very affectionate father, and in his death the family and the community lost a true friend. Jacob Vaughn was married, in Jackson county, Ohio, February 19, 1839, to Julia A. Fowler, who is a native of Monongahela county, West Virginia, born March 24, 1820. She is mother of the following children: Thomas, born November 27, 1839, died September 26, 1863; Mary A. (Ratekin), February 3, 1843, resides in Richardson county, Nebraska; John F., February 23, 1846, resides in this county; James W., April 2, 1849, resides in this county; Margaret J. (Wilcox), August 17, 1852, resides in this county; Susan C. (Hanger), March 9, 1854, resides in this county; Sarah M. (Glassburn), September 5, 1857, resides in this county; Amanda C. (Kelly), November 29, 1859, resides in this county; Phebe J., July 14, 1862, resides at home; Cynthia A., October 1, 1863, resides at home. The parents of Mrs. Vaughn are Nehemiah and Mary (Thomson) Fowler, settlers of Gallia county in 1864. Mr. Vaughn had two sons in the late war. John F. enlisted in 1863, in the 79th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served to the close of the war. Thomas was a member of a militia regiment, and was called into service at the time of Morgan's raid into Ohio. Mr. Vaughn is a farmer residing in Raccoon township. His address is Tycoon postoffice, 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]


DAVID B. WILLIAMS
was born in Carnarvonshire, Wales, June 14, 1828. His parents are William Williams and Elizabeth Thomas Williams. A remarkable fact in connection with this couple is that they were born on the same date and year, both joined the Presbyterian church at the same time, both died the same day, in October, 1862, and they were both buried in the same grave at Oakhill, Jackson county, Ohio. Anna J. James became the wife of Mr. Williams in Gallia county, December 28, 1860. She is a daughter of William and Amelia (Meredith) James, and was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 6, 1838. Her father settled in this county in 1854, and remained until 1870, when he moved to Nebraska, where he died in 1872. Two brothers of Mrs. Williams were soldiers in the late war. David W. James enlisted in 1861, in the 56th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and reenlisted as a veteran in 1864 in the same regiment, serving until the close of the war. John M. James enlisted in 1861 in the 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry and served for three years. William M. James was in the employ of the government as a teamster during the war. He was taken prisoner, and was sent to Andersonville prison, where he was kept three months, when he died of general debility in 1863. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Williams are as follows: Wellington W., born September 17, 1864; William M., October 6, 1865; Effie A., November 28, 1869; Charles E., October 9, 1875; Nellie M., May 8, 1879, they all reside at home. Mr. Williams resides in Raccoon township, where he is engaged in farming. His postoffice address is Rio Grande, 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]


ANDREW C. WOOD
WOOD, Andrew Chapman, oil merchant; born, Jackson, O., Sep 19, 1852; Son of Jackson B. and America (White) Wood, and descendant of colonial ancestors; educated in public schools of Nashville, Tenn., and Detroit, and at Bryant & Stratton's Business College, Detroit; married at Detroit, 1874, Agnes J. Robb. Served as dispatch bearer, Army of the Cumberland, 1862-65; came to Detroit, 1865; has been identified with the oil business as representative of the Greenslabe Oil Co. since the beginning of his business career in 1866, and member of the firm since 1887. President Andrew C. Wood Realty Co. Republican. Presbyterian. Mason (32'), Detroit Commandery No. 1; member Sons of American Revolution, Mayflower Society. Recreations: Traveling and fishing. Office: 38-40 Jefferson Av., and 23d and M. C. R. R. Residence: 315 West Grand Blvd.
["The Book of Detroiters". Edited by Albert Nelson Marquis Copyright, 1908 - CW - Sub by FoFG]


 



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