John Cook McCullough


JOHN COOK McCULLOUGH, a well known farmer and dairyman of Cross Creek Township, Jefferson County, Ohio, who is operating a farm of 210 acres which belongs to his father, was born in Brooke County, W. Va., and is a son of John J. F. and Esther Margaret (Hall) McCullough. John J. F. McCullough was born in West Virginia and from there came to Jefferson County, Ohio, where he engaged in farming until he retired from active pursuits. He married Esther Margaret Hall, who was born in Pennsylvania, and they had the following children: Marhsall, who conducts a dairy business in Cross Creek Township; John Cook; Samuel, who is a farmer in Trumbull County; Nancy, who married Ralph Farmer; and Clyde, who lives with his brother, John Cook. The parents of the above mentioned family live in Steubenville Township. They are members of the Presbyterian Church. John Cook McCullough has been engaged in farming and dairying ever since he left school. He keeps fifteen head of cattle the whole year through and conducts a milk business at Mingo Junction. When his father retired he took charge of the old home farm and has carried on large farming operations here ever since, growing the usual crops of this section, raising some excellent stock and paying particular attention to dairy interests. On September 11, 1901, Mr. McCullough was married to Miss Lucy Gilgrist, a member of an old county family. Her parents, now living retired, were Thomas B. and Rosanna (George) Gilgrist, and they had the following children: Garfield' Eva, wife of Leander Imhuff; Ora, wife of Roland Waugh, and Lucy, wife of Mr. McCullough. To Mr. and Mrs. McCullough three children have been born: Eldon, Anna Margaret and an infant. They are members of the Presbyterian Church. In his political views, like his father, Mr. McCullough is a Republican.

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