John Floyd




JOHN FLOYD
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JOHN FLOYD, was born in Cross Creek Township, Jefferson County, Ohio, February 20, 1827, being the grandson and only heir of William Floyd, who, with a small family, came from Fayette County, Pennsylvania, and located in Cross Creek Township in 1804. John Floyd was married to Catherine Winters in January, 1851, and eight children were born to them, six sons and two daughters, all of whom survive except one daughter. The eldest son, J. C. M., is a physcian residing at Steubenville. J. Howard is a farmer in Cross Creek Township. W. Everett is a teacher of music and resides at WHeeling Island, West Virginia. Stephen Ellsworth is a civil engineer and farmer. Sherman M. owns farm land and at present is serving as deputy auditor of Jefferson County. Porter B., the youngest son is a farmer and resides at home as also does Emma L., the surviving daughter. Mr. Floyd is one of Cross Creek Township's most respected citizens.


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