JOHN BARTHOLD, a representative business citizen of Steubenville, O. and a member of the well known firm of Barthold Brothers, plaster contractors, was born at Steubenville, in the old home on South Third Street, in November 1851 and is a son of the late George Barthold.
John Barthold attended the public schools at Steubenville and as soon as old enough learned the plastering trade with his father, who was one of the pioneer plastering contractors of this county. All his sons followed in his footsteps and the present firm of Barthold Bros. is made up of George, John and C. H. Barthold. THe business of this firm extends all over Jefferson County and the mere name of Barthold carries with it an assurance of honest and satisfactory work.
In 1886 Mr. Barthold was married to Miss Jennie Mewhinney, of Coshocton, O. and they have one daughter, Hazel P. Mrs. Barthold is a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and is one of the vestrymen.