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DeWitt Naugle
DeWITT B. NAUGLE, Biography / Henry Co, OH

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by Janet Wilkinson Schwartz (
January 2003

History of Henry and Fulton Counties, Ohio. Lewis Cass Aldrich, ed. Syracuse, NY: D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1888.

NAUGLE, DeWITT B., Liberty, Napoleon p.o., was born in Lancaster county in 1851, and was a son of PHILLIP and MARGARET (DODSON) NAUGLE, who were natives of Pennsylvania, married in Seneca county, O., and settled in Henry county in 1849. PHILLIP was a prominent teacher, and followed that profession until he was drafted in 1862, a call to which he responded, and served in the 38th Ohio Regiment; died in February, 1863, at Murfreesboro, Tennesee, Hospital, leaving a widow and six children, four of whom are now living: OLIVE E., DeWITT B., ELWOOD D., and MELISSA H. DeWITT B. married ANNA KEPLER in 1883. They have two children. DANIEL PHILLIP and NELLIE MAY. DeWITT B. fitted himself for, and taught school for several terms. He is now engaged in farming, and occupies the old homestead which was purchased by his father in 1847.

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