David A. Hervey


DAVID A. HERVEY, a son of David Hervey Sr., was born June 28, 1832. He received his education during boyhood in the winter schools and at eighteen years began to devote his time entirely to the farm. He is progressive and energetic in his calling, and is one of the influential men of the county. He and wife and family are members of the United Presbyterian church, and in politics he is a republican. Mr. Hervey was married August 22, 1854, to Mary M. Naylor, and they had nine children, Of these, John Albert and David A., are deceased, and there are living: William R., Rebecca J., wife of E. A. Creswell, of Morrow county, Ohio; Anna M., Mary E., Ella R., Nannue L., and Maud S. Mrs. Hervey, wife of D. A. Hervey, was born March 17, 1830, daughter of Charles P. Naylor, born September 12, 1804, died September 16, 1888. The latter was married to Rutch Merriman, born June 21, 1808, died June 12, 1866. Of the family of Charles P. Naylor there are living one son and eight daughters: Mrs. D. A. Hervey and Rebecca, of Bloomingdale, Jefferson county, Ohio; Mrs. Elizabeth Rosebraugh, of Newark, Ohio; Mrs. Sarah J. Jones, of Bloomingdale, Jefferson county, Ohio; Mrs. Effie House, of Hebron, Ohio; Mrs. Ellen Hazlett, of New Rumley, Harrison county, Ohio; Mrs. Anna Park and Mrs. Martha Moore, of Bloomingdale, Jefferson county, Ohio and Rev. C. A. Naylor, of Carroll, Ohio. Mrs. Hervey's paternal grandparents were Samuel and Rebecca Naylor, Natives of Baltimore, who had nine children: Elizabeth, Mrs. Anna Cane, John, Mary Wolfe, Joseph, Charles, Samuel, deceased; Abraham, now living at Des Moines, Iowa, and Mrs. Rebecca Hobson, now living at Chillicothe, Ohio. Her maternal grandparents were: Nicholas and Mary (Tipton) Merriman, natives of Baltimore, who had twelve children: Mrs. Cassander McCoy, Mrs. Nancy Bell, Elizabeth, Charles, Mrs. Ruth Naylore, Jared, Mrs. Mary Cole, Mrs. Rebecca Snyder, William and Samuel, dead, and Mrs. Sarah Bell and Effie living.

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