Biographical and Historical Record 
of Adams and Wells Counties


The Lewis Publishing Company, 113 Adams Street, Chicago, 1887

Wells County portion only

Thanks to the following volunteers for helping get this book online:

Tammy Rable ~ Richard Meredith ~ William Galyean
Robyn Bailey Orchard ~ Lori Beckett Pownall ~ Cathy Burnsed


General History
Geology, Topography, & Natural History
Early Settlement
County Government
Political and Official
Patriotism
Professional
The Press
Miscellaneous
Bluffton
Ossian
Liberty Center
Smaller Villages

 
Biographical Sketches and Portraits
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Abshire, William
Alexander, James
Allen, Hezekiah
Allen, Matthew
Allen, Ransom
Archibald, Thomas
Arnold, Eli
Arnold, George
Ashbaucher, Benjamin
 


Bachelor, Lemuel
Bailey, Peter
Baker, Christopher
Barchman, William F.
Batson, Benjamin C.
Baumgartner, John C.
Beavers, Seth Douglas
Beil, Jacob
Bender, John H.
Bender, Jonathan
Bennett, John G.
Bennett, James Reuben
Bennett, William Henry
Bergman, Noah
Blue, James
Blue, Michael C.
Bowman, John
Bowman, Matthias W.
Braner, Phillip
Brechbill, Daniel G.
Brickley, Andrew J.
Brickley, George
Brickley, Lewis A.
Buckner, William N.
Bumgarner, William
Bunn, Mrs. Sarah A.
Burwell, Hon. Newton
Bushee, Jacob
Byall, Alexander
Byall, John
 

Carger, William
Carnes, William
Cartwright, James S.
Caston, Lieutenant David
Clark, Abraham J.
Clark, John I.
Clark, William
Cloud, Henry S.
Cobburn, Joseph W.
Connett, John P.
Conrad, John S.
Cook, Luzerne Henry, M. D.
Coons, John A.
Cory, Nathan
Cotton, C. S.
Cover, William
Craig, William
Croasdale, Ezra C.
Crosbie, James
Crouse, Mrs. Dr. [Mary A. Rodgers]
Crum, John H., Esq.
Crum, Samuel
Curry, Robert
 
 

Dailey, James
Dailey, Hon. Joseph S.
Dalrymple, Henry W.
Davenport, Louis Coulson
Davis, Josiah
Davis, John R.
Deam, Wilson
Decker, Isaac
DeLong, Alexander
Dickason, George F.
Dickey, William
Dillman, Andrew
Dillman, Sidney M.
Ditzler, George C.
Doan, T. A. F.
Doster, George
Doster, Hezekiah, Dr.
Dougherty, Hon. Hugh
Dougherty, John
Dougherty, William
Duglay, Asbury
 
 

Eckart, Grafton
Edris, Henry
Eichhorn, Philip
Elkins, Birket M.
Ellingham, Theodore
Engeler, Frederick
 
 

Falk, Albert
Falk, John
Farling, Jacob
Ferguson, John H.
Fetters, Leonidas H.
Fetters, Zachariah T.
Fishbaugh, Isaac
Fitch, Washington Irving
Fitzpatrick, J. D.
Fleming, Aaron
Fornshell, Robert D.
Foust, Andrew J.
Foust, Samuel
France, Charles Melvin
Fritz, David
Fryback, George
Fulton, Allison
Fulton, Drs. John G. & George E.
Funk, Absalom
 
 

Gaiser, George
Galyean, Samuel H.
Gardenour, Mrs. Martha
Gardiner, George E.
Garrett, Frank W.
Garrett, Noah
Gavin, James A.
Getty, Jacob
Gilbert, William
Glass, Daniel
Glass, John T.
Good, J. J.
Good, Samuel
Goodin, James D.
Goodspeed, Ira B.
Gordon, John
Gorrell, Joseph
 

Graham, William
Grant, John J.
Gregg, William
Greenfield, Nathaniel
Griffith, Joseph M.
Griffith, Eli
Grimes, George Washington
Groves, Joseph
Gutelius, William Allen
 

Hale, Bowen
Hale, James P.
Hall, Adnah
Harnish, George A.
Harrold, George E.
Harper, William
Harter, George
Harvey, Jacob R.
Harvey, James
Hatfield, Hiram
Hedges, James K.
Hedges, Robert M.
Herrman, John C.
Hogg, James
Hoover, Levi
Horton, Edwin R., M. D.
Horton, Theodore, M. D.
Housel, Mrs. Rhoda
Houtz, Eli
Houtz, Henry
Howard, Lewis L.
Howard, Robert George
Huffman, David C., M. D.
Huffman, Elijah
Huffman, Frederick
Huffman, George R.
Huffman, George W.
Huffman, Henry B.
Huffman, John J.
Huffman, Levi
Huffman, Lewis
Huffman, Samuel
 
 

Jarrett, William
Johnson, Abraham W.
Johnson, William C.
Johnston, William
Jones, Daniel
Jones, Oliver P.
Justus, Marcellus M.
 

Kain, Daniel
Keller, Captain Samuel J.
Kellogg, Nelson
Kemp, Joel
Kenagy, James Vandersaul
Kershner, David
King, G. H. (George Henry)
King, G. W. (George Wesley)
Kirkwood, Henry
Kirkwood, William Sr.
Klingel, Jonathan
Kunkle, Samuel
 

Lacey, Charles E.
Lambert, Robert P.
Lancaster, John
Lancaster, Nathan
Leavengood, Peter C.
Lee, John
Lee, Minos Winfield
Lesh, Joseph
Lipkey, Henry W.
Lipkey, William
Lockwood, George A.
Lockwood, John Stanley
Lounsberry, Sylvester
Ludlum, Alexander W.
Ludwick, Joseph
Lusk, John N.
 
 

Maddox, Joseph C.
Maddox, Leander E., M. D.
Maddox, Wesley Harvey
Maddox, William McKendree
Markley, Daniel F.
Markley, Gabriel
Markley, Henry C.
Markley, Jonathan
Markley, Rev. Jonathan J.
Markley, John W.
Marsh, Cyrus S.
Martin, Augustus N.
Martin, Homer Leake
Mason, L., M. D.
Mast, Abraham
McAfee, Samuel J.
McAfee, William J.
McCaffrey, Patrick
McCleery, Dr. James R.
McConkey, James
McCullick, Henry C.
McDowell, Erastus Bascomb
McIntire, Phanuel
McIntire, William
McMahon, William Patrick
Melsheimer, C. T.
Merriman, James M.
Merriman, John V.
Merriman, William B.
Mertz, Wilhelm
Mertz, William Jr.
Metts, Dr. John I.
Michael, Jonathan
Milholland, Joseph
Miller, Mrs. Catherine
Miller, Charles Marchant
Miller, Henry
Miller, Jacob
Miller, Naaman T.
Miller, William
Miller, William H.
Minnich, Jacob
Minnich, John
Minnich, Peter
Mixell, George
Mock, Hon. Levi
Morgan, Charles H.
Morrical, Elias P.
Morris, Thomas
Mossburg, Henry
Mossy, John K.
Mowery, George F.
Myers, Joseph

Neff, Ira
Neff, Isaac N.
Neff, John
Newhard, William J.
Newman, Miles N., M. D.
Nimmons, William B.
Noe, David
Nusbaumer, George
Nusbaumer, John J.
Nutter, Levi
 

O'Brien, John
Ogden, John
Oldfather, Michael
Oppenheim, Albert
Oppenheim, Sigmund
Ormsby, John H.
Osborn, Levi
 

Parker, Mrs. Cynthia A.
Parkison, William J.
Perry, Ephraim
Perry, Walter T.
Plessinger, James B.
Poulson, William
Poulson, William Jasper
Prible, John J.
Prillaman, Lewis
Prillaman, William
 

Quackenbush, Thomas W.
Quick, Amos
Quick, John W.
 

Randall, Addison C.
Reed, H. H.
Reiff, John K.
Riddile, Samuel L.
Rinear, John W.
Rinehart, J. C.
Rinehart, John Kain
Roberts, John
Roberts, Nathan
Robison, Peter Lohr
Robinson, Robert
Rowe, Amos
Rupright, William H.
 

Sale, James W.
Scott, James
Scott, Thomas E.
Scotton, Charles
Seaman, Joseph
Seaton, Robert L.
Seabold, George H.
Settle, Winfield S.
Shadle, Philip
Shaw, Edmund B.
Shields, Amaziah
Shively, Jacob
Shoemaker, John
Shoup, Jacob
Shrock, Gabriel
Silver, Joseph C.
Silver, Winfield Scott
Simmons, Abram
Simmons, Luther B.
Smith, David T.
Smith, Hon. Jacob Henry Clay
Smith, McCoy
Souerwine, Peter
Spaulding, L. A.
Speece, Jacob
Starr, B. F.
Staver, Jonathan
Stewart, Alvin John
Stoops, James
Straw, Samuel Jr.
Studabaker, Abraham
Studabaker, John
Studabaker, Major Peter
Sturgis, Elmore Y.
Sturgis, Thomas
Sunier, Anthony
Swaim, David H.
Swaim, Lieutenant-Colonel William
Swaim, William Thomas Toy
 

Taylor, Benjamin F.
Templeton, John F.
Tewksbury, Hiram
Thoma, Henry
Thomas, Rev. David F.
Thompson, Robert H.
Thornburg, John W.
Todd, Jacob Jefferson
Todd, Nelson Kellogg
Travis, John
Twibell, W. M.
 

Unrue, George
 

Van Emons, Andrew R.
 

Waikel, Levi
Waikel, William
Waldron, Richard Albra
Walker, John A.
Wallace, Thomas
Walser, Rannals
Ware, Morgan
Warner, George L.
Warner, Jacob
Wasson, John
Watts, Samuel
Weaver, Branson
Weaver, Harvey
Weisell, W. W.
West, Isham
Wiley, Robert W.
Wilkin, William
Wilson, Cyrus
Wilson, Donaldson
Wilson, E. R.
~ (alternate version by a descendant)
Wisner, Thomas Little
Wolf, William
 

Zimmerlee, Jacob
Zion, William C.
Zoos, Joseph



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