Isaac Lloyd


ISAAC LLOYD, second son of John Lloyd and Mercy (Baldwin) Lloyd, born 1794, married December 1818 to Ruth Harrison, daughter of William and Margaret (Jordan) Harrison, natives of York county, Va. In the autumn of 1835, he became owner of the old homestead, and pursued with comparative success the industries pertaining to the place with the addition of a grist-mill. They raised, educated, and started well in life, a family of ten children. He was a liberal spirited man, of good judgement, energetic and earnest in whatever he engaged in, of marked integrity of character, a practical Christian, ever maintaining a deep interest in the welfare of church and state, a member of the Friends church, and an ever uncompromising believer in the Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. As the evening shades of life approached, his hopes brightened and faith increased and in the triumphs of that faith. He fell asleep in Jesus, 3rd of January 1869. His faithful and devoted wife surviving him nine years, died 18th of June 1878. William J., the eldest son of Isaac and Ruth Lloyd married Eliza P. Hough in 1845; he, and their only child, died in 1848. John married Margaret Andrews, lives in Marshall county, Iowa and has five children: Martha, Syble J., Elizabeth B., Ruth and John C. Ruth married a Mr. Stubbs; Margaret J. married Nixon Morris, Of Indiana, in 1862; he died in 1868 and she has one daughter, Edith L., who married a Mr. Patterson. Joshua married Abigail Dillingham, lives in Tennessee and has three sons: Charles H., Elwood A., and Samuel. Charles H. married Mary Wilson, of Kansas and lives in Tennessee. Samuel, who now has his residence in Kansas, and had been a minister in the Society of Friends for many years, is now, accompanied by his wife, traveling in England on a Gospel mission. He has three sons: William G., Louis D., and Joseph J., all of whom are married. Mercy married William G. Kinsey of CIncinnati, now residing near Mt. Pleasant, they have six children: Margaret L., Isaac L., Edward F., Annie R., Samuel A., and Mary E. Isaac married E. E. Cattell; Margaret L., married a Mr. Jenkins; Isaac Lloyd Jr., married Hannah W> Butler; they are now living in Columbiana county, Ohio and have two children: Elizabeth T. and Chester I. Ruth, deceased, was a minister of the Friends, and as such traveled quite extensively. Jesse, who married Edith Dillingham, sister of Abigail, is an evangelist of considerable fame in West Virginia; he has four children: Albert H., Edward W., Henry B., and Josephine. Susan, the youngest of the ten children, makes her home with her sister Margaret, now residing in Mt. Pleasant, Jefferson county, Ohio. In 1890, the old homestead is still in the family.

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