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Pickaway County, Ohio
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NELSON EBERT- a native of Pickaway County, Ohio, was born March 21, 1846. He was married Marc 23, 1869, to Martha Girton, daughter of Isaac and Catherine Girton. Mrs. Ebert was also born in Pickaway County Ohio, September 21, 1840. They had four children: Oscar C, born in Ohio, August 17, 1870; William E, born in Ohio February 07, 1872; Myrtle I, born in Adair County Missouri, December 14, 1873, now Mrs H.T. Hall; Maple F. born in Adair County, December 24, 1876. All the children are married. Mr. Ebert was born and raised on a farm in Ohio. He lived there till 1872, then moved to his family to this {Adair} county, where he has since lived. At present he owns a farm, near Bullion, consisting of 120 acres, well improved, where he has lived since 1884. He is a Republican, and a member of the Christian Church. [Source: "The History of Adair County Missouri, by E.M. Violette (1911)" Submitted by Desiree Burrell Rodcay]


WILLIAM E. EBERT-- was born February 07, 1872, in Pickaway County Ohio. his parents were Nelson and Martha (Girton) Ebert. He came to this {Adair} county when only a few months old. He lived at home and helped his father on the farm till grown, then started farming for himself. On January 23, 1898, Mr. Ebert was married to Miss Flora Gehrke, a daughter of Henry and Minerva (Hart) Gehrke. They have one child, Myrtle Minerva, born February 12, 1901. Mr. Ebert has engaged in farming all his life. He bought his present farm in 1899. It has since been his home. He does general farming and stock feeding. He is a Republican and a member of the Christian Church. [Source: "The History of Adair County Missouri, by E.M. Violette (1911)" Submitted by Desiree Burrell Rodcay]

 

E.D. EINSEL, farmer and stock raiser; born Circleville OH,  March 17, 1850; German descent; son of Lewis and Catherine (Dreisbach) Einsel; father was minister of gospel, farmer and stockman; paternal grandparents Henry and Barbara (Seitz) Einsel; maternal grandparents John and Fanny (Eyer) Dreisbach; educated in public schools of Indiana, near Lafayette, and spent three years in Northwestern College, Naperville, Ill.; Minister of Evangelical Association, and in active work in 1872-79; was a farmer and banker eight years; married twice, first Emma S. Miller Aug. 6, 1872, second Sara R. Miller Oct. 5, 1886; member Masons, Knights Templar and Shrine, I.O.O.F., and K.P.; Republican; moved to Nebraska from Ind. in 1878, engaged in farming there a number of years; served six months as Deputy County Treas.; in 1882 became Cashier York Exchange Bank; in 1883 assisted in organizing Commercial State Bank, Holdredge, Neb. and was elected Cashier of same, serving five years, and was Pres. of same bank two years; member of State Senate of Neb. 1885-6; Delegate to Republican National Convention 1888; Postmaster at Holdredge, Neb. 1897-1902; in 1890 engaged in real estate business and real estate loans; moved to Murfreesboro, Tenn. in 1902 and engaged in real estate business, in 1905 entered farming near Murfreesboro, and is also engaged in stock raising; member of Presbyterian church.  [Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler]


 



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