ANDREW AULT, one of the most notable pioneers of Jefferson county, a native of eastern Pennsylvania, who came to the western side of the Ohio river about 1795, and settled in the pioneer fashion on a tract of wooded land in what is now Island Creek township. He purchased this land from Bezaleel Wells, and upon it erected the first log cabin in his vicinity. Previous to his migration hither he had been married to Elizabeth Brooks, who bore to him seven sons and three daughters. Andrew Ault died upon his farm, March 28, 1852, at the age of ninety-two years. His widow died April 29, 1857.
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