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Lima Township

ACKER A.B. Farmer; Sec. 33; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in 1830; came to this Co. in 1867; owns 310 acres land; has held offices of School Director, Highway Commissioner and Supervisor; married Miss Sarah Shenefel in 1854; she was born in Pa.; have four children: Almira, William, Calvin and Bertie.

BAHNEY ADAM, farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville
BAHNEY J. farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville
BAHNEY JNO. farm; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville
BAKER HENRY, retired farmer; Sec. 19; P.O. Brookville
BECK GEO. farm; Sec. 17; P.O. Brookville
BECK JONAS, Farmer; Sec. 16; P.O. Brookville, Ogle Co.; born in Pa. in 1813; came to this Co. in 1847; owns 215 acres land; has held the offices of School Director and Highway Commissioner; married Miss Elizabeth Shaffstall in 1841; she was born in Pa. in 1823; have three children: Aaron S., Julia A. and Sarah J.
BINGAMEN WM. Farmer; Sec. 18; P.O. Brookville; born in this Co. in 1847; farms 160 land; married Miss Eleanor Marks, Dec. 26, 1876; she was born in this Co.
BITNER JOHN, farm hand; P.O. Brooksville
BODDEGER PETER, Sec. 28; P.O. Brookville
BOHMER G. farm; Sec. 28; P.O. Brookville
BOHMER WM. farm; S.28; P.O. Brookville
BOYER H.B. stone mason; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville
BYERS DAVID, Farmer; Sec. 9; P.O. Shannon; born in Pa. in 1812; came to this state March 27, 1854; owns 177 acres land; has held the offices of School Director and Highway Commissioner; married Susan Cowen in 1844; she was born in Pa.; have three children: George, David and John.

CARBAUGH SEYMOUR, farm hand; Sec. 7; P.O. Shannon
CARBAUGH J.H. Farmer; Sec.7; P.O. Shannon; born in Franklin Co., Pa., in 1851; came to this Co. June 1, 1872; owns 160 acres land; has held the office of School Director; married Mrs. Jane M. Dean, March 13, 1873; has one child, Nellie; lost one child, Mary Edith.
CHEESMAN A. farm; Sec. 9; P.O. Brookville
CHEESEMAN G. farm; Sec. 9; P.O. Brookville
COBELL I. farm hand; Sec. 31; P.O. Fremont
COWEN G. farmer; Sec. 32; P.O. Brookville
COWEN O. farmer; Sec. 32; P.O. Brookville

DREIBELBIS ORLANDO, farmer; Sec. 20; P.O. Brookville

FLEISHER W.H. Farmer; Sec. 17; P.O. Brookville
FRANKS CHAS. Retired Farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville; born in England in 1793; came to this state in 1835; to this Co. in 1846; has held the offices of Justice of the Peace, Town Treasurer and School Director; married Ellen Young in 1818; she was born in England; died in 1828; he married his second wife, Mary Hart, in 1831; she was born in England; died in 1862; has three children by first marriage: James, Millie and Jane; nine by second marriage: Charles, John, Joseph, William, Jeremiah, George, Hannah, Margaret and Sarah.
FRANKS GEO. farm; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville
FRANKS JOHN W. Farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville; born in Canada in 1834; came to this Co. in 1846; owns 120 acres land; married Miss Charlotte Gressinger in 1860; she was born in Pa.
FRANKS JOSEPH, Farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville; born in Toronto; C.W., in 1836; came to this Co. in 1844; owns 98 acres land; married Miss M. Mossington in 1864; she was born in Canada; they have four children: Frederick, Mary, Nellie and Jane.
FRY CHRISTIAN, farm; Sec. 4; P.O. Shannon
FRY SAMUEL, farmer; Sec. 8; P.O. Shannon

GERMAN PRATT, farm hand; Sec. 10; P.O. Brookville
GOOD CHRISTIAN, farm; Sec. 8; P.O. Shannon
GOOD DAVID S. Farmer; Sec. 5; P.O. Shannon; born in Pa. in 1833; came to this Co. May 11, 1852; owns 240 acres land; has held the offices of School Director and Assessor; married Susan Kingery in 1858; she was born in Pa.; they have eight children: Tillie A., Flora E., Ira K. Harvey C., Samuel K., Levi J., Etta M. and Nancy L.; lost three children: Andrew J., Mary C. and Lydia B.
GRIMES JESSE, farmer; Sec. 6; P.O. Shannon
GRIMES S. farmer; Sec. 6; P.O. Shannon
GROSS CHAS. Farmer; Sec. 8; P.O. Shannon
GUYER F. Farmer; Sec. 20; P.O. Brookville; born in Germany in 1820; came to this Co. June 3, 1853; owns 160 acres; has held office of School Director; married Mrs. Susan Betterman; she was born in Pa.; they have two children; Joseph and Louisa; Mrs. Guyer has three children by a former marriage: Amanda A., Cyrus and Catherine.
GUYER JOS. farmer; Sec. 20; P.O. Shannon

HARMAN CHRISTIAN, farmer; Sec. 9; P.O. Brookville
HARMAN WILLIAM
HEPLER EMANUEL, Farmer; Sec. 28; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in 1823; came to this Co. in 1849; owns 96 acres; has held offices of Assessor, Collector, Supervisor and Highway Commissioner; married Mary Herb in 1846; she was born in Pa., and died Oct. 31, 1876; eight children: Daniel, Lydia, John, Amelia A., Mary, Cora D., Nora A. and Franklin; lost two.
HILEMAN A.O. Farmer; Sec. 29; P.O. Brookville; born in this Co.; owns 160 acres; his father, John Hileman, came to this Co. in 1856, and died in 1872.
HORMING M. agent; Sec. 28; P.O. Brookville
HORMING S. farmer; Sec. 28; P.O. Brookville
HULL JOS. farmer; Sec. 29; P.O. Brookville

ISKIE GEORGE, farmer; Sec. 19; P.O. Brookville

KETTERMAN JOHN, Farmer; Sec. 6; P.O. Shannon; bornin Pa. March 22, 1822; came to this Co. April 7, 1855; owns 160 acres land; holds office of School Director; married Elizabeth Stoner in 1849; she was born in Pa.; they have four children: John S., Lottie A., Mary J. and Daniel B.; lost three; William, Jacob and David R.
KETTERMAN JOHN S. Teacher; Sec. 6; P.O. Shannon; born in Pa. in 1853; came to this Co. in 1855; is the inventor and has letters patent for a pruning shear that excels anything of the kind yet invented, and is worthy the attention of any one interested.
KINGERY G. farmer; Sec. 17; P.O. Brookville
KRIDER J. farmer; Sec. 7; P.O. Brookville
KREBS NATHAN, Farmer; Sec. 9; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in 1816; came to this Co. in 1845; owns 190 acres; has held office of School Director; married Miss Catherine Hamilton in 1840; she was born in Pa.; they have two children: Mary and Sarah A.
KRIDER WM. farmer; Sec. 7; P.O. Brookville

LINKER GEORGE, farmer; Sec. 20; P.O. Brookville
LOGRANTZ WM. farmer; Sec. 31; P.O. Elkhorn Grove
LONG W.A. farm hand; Sec. 33; P.O. Brookville

McCULLOUGH CHARLES, SR., carpenter; Sec. 28; P.O. Brookville
MARKS D. farmer; Sec. 18; P.O. Brookville
MARKS Z.D. Farmer; Sec. 18; P.O. Brookville, Ogle Co.; born in Conn. In 1822; came to this Co. in 1848; owns 160 acres; has held office of School Director; married Miss Ellen Reynolds in 1856; she was born in Mich., and died Nov. 16, 1871; married Ellen Hilemen, Oct. 28, 1875; she was born in Pa.; has seven children by first marriage: Amy L., Dennis, Robert, Eleanor, Henry, Leslie and Luna; two by second marriage; Elmer E. and Lionel.
MESSNER J. farm hand; Sec. 8; P.O. Brookville
MEYERS J. farmer; Sec. 19; P.O. Brookville
MICHAEL ELIAS, Farmer; Sec. 28; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in 1825; came to this Co. in 1853; owns 87 acres land; has held offices of School Director, Collector and Assessor; married Elizabeth Bomgardner in 1852; she was born in Pa., and died seventeen days after marriage; married Catherine Rickert in 1853; she was born in Pa.; they have eight children: Mary E., John W., Charles, Samuel, George, Della, Joseph and Albert.
MICHAELS J. farmer; Sec. 28; P.O. Brookville
MICHAEL P. farmer; Sec. 20; P.O. Brookville
MICHAEL WM. farmer; Sec. 8; P.O. Brookville
MILLER J. farmer; Sec. 30; P.O. Brookville
MILLER L. farmer; Sec. 19; P.O. Brookville
MILLER WARNER, Farmer; Sec. 19; P.O. Brookville; born in Germany in 1817; came to this Co. in 1846; has held office of School Director; married Christiana Baker in 1846; she was born in Germany; they have eight children: Mary, Louisa, Lewis, Amelia, Sarah, William, Josephine and Robert C.
MORRIS EDW. carpenter; Sec. 31; P.O. Elkhorn Grove

NICODEMUS GEO. farmer; Sec. 4; P.O. Shannon

OTTO SAMUEL, farmer; Sec. 32; P.O. Brookville
OVERFIELD F.S. Physician; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville; born in Germany in 1827; came to this state in 1856, and to this Co. in 1867; owns 93 acres land; has held office of School Director; married Miss Elizabeth Walkey; she was born in Pa.; have three children: Joseph, Walter and Lee.

PAUL ISAAC, Farmer; Sec. 33; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in 1838; came to this Co. in 1849; owns 100 acres land; has held office of Highway Commissioner; enlisted in the 92d I.V.I., and served three years; married Miss Susan B. Acker in 1870; she was born in Pa.; have four children: Ida M., Eva A., Aza A., and Maggie E.
PLOCK CASPER, farm; Sec. 16; P.O. Brookville
PLOCK CHAS. Farm; Sec. 19; P.O. Brookville
PLOCK CONRAD, farm; S.19; P.O. Brookville
POLM BENJ. farmer; Sec. 5; P.O. Shannon

RAHN H.C. Farmer; Sec. 18; P.O. Shannon; born in Ogle Co. in 1848; came to this Co. in 1849; owns 120 acres land; married Elizabeth Fry in 1871; she was born in Ill.; have three children: Geo. W., John A. and Harvey E.
RAHN JOHN, Farmer; Sec. 31; P.O. Elkhorn Grove; born in Germany in 1820; came to this Co. in 1847; owns 800 acres land; married Louisa Shelp in 1855; she was born in Germany; have six children: Catharine, Mena, Abimelech, Emma, Enoch and Henry; lost two: Emma and Esther.
RUBENDALL JAS. farm; Sec. 4; P.O. Shannon

SARBER SAMUEL, farmer; Sec. 17; P.O. Brookville
SARBER ALBERT, Farmer; Sec. 16; P.O. Brookville; born in Ogle Co., this state, in 1851; came to this Co. in 1857; owns 80 acres land; married Miss Sarah E. Tate in 1873; she was born in Pa.
SARBER EMANUEL, Farmer; Sec. 32; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in
1830; came to this Co. in 1865; owns 250 acres land; has held office of School Director; enlisted in the late war, in the 15th I.V.I., and served till the close of the war; married Mary Chaffee in 1851; she was born in Pa.; have seven children: Rosella A., William Wirt, Lucinda J., John Edward, Charles H., Lovina E., Lola Viola; lost four.
SARBER GABRIEL, Farmer; Sec. 18; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in 1829; came to this Co. in 1845; owns 220 acres land; holds offices of Justice of the Peace and School Director; married Harriet Michael in 1849; she was born in Pa.; have fourteen children living: Sarah, Albert, Julia A., Elizabeth, Ellen J., Jonathan M., Nathaniel W., Margaret L., Jas. O., Alice M., Andrew J., Ada T., Harry C. and Baby.
SARBER WM. farmer; Sec. 32; P.O. Fremont
SCHNEE W.F. farm; S.17; P.O. Brookville
SCHREFFLER J.A. farm hand; Sec. 17; P.O. Brookville
SHAFER REUBEN, Farmer; Sec. 29; P.O. Brookville; born on the place he now lives June 18, 1854; owns 160 acres land; married Miss Adella Peters March 28, 1877; she was born in this Co.; have one child.
SHAFER WM. Farmer; Sec. 29; P.O. Brookville; born in Ind., in 1842; came to this Co. in 1852; owns 400 acres land; married Elizabeth Emrick in 1868; she was born in Brookville, Ogle Co.; he enlisted in 15th I.V.I., and served till close of war.
SHELLY J. farmer; Sec. 18; P.O. Brookville
SHILEY TOBIAS H. Farmer; Sec. 5; P.O. Shannon; born in Pa. in 1844; came to this Co. in 1865; rents 200 acres of his father; enlisted in the 142d I.V.I. during the late war; married Mary A. Stoner in 1867; she was born in Pa.; have 4 children: Ida, Minerva, Mary A., Adella.
SPATZ W.S. farm; Sec. 29; P.O. Brookville
SWISHER J. farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Shannon

VALKAMA HIRAM, farmer; Sec. 6; P.O. Shannon

WALKEY HARVEY, farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville
WALKEY JACOB, Farmer; Sec. 21; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in 1808; came to this Co. in 1851; owns 132 acres land; has held offices of School Trustee and School Director; married Mary Winters in 1829; she was born in Md., and died in 1861; has eight children: Benjamin, William, Jacob, Amanda, Elizabeth, Mary Jane, Joanna and Harvey.
WEAVER E. farm hand; S.29; P.O. Brookville
WEAVER F. farm; Sec. 33; P.O. Brookville
WEAVER MOSES, Farmer; Sec. 23; P.O. Brookville; born in Pa. in 1818; came to this Co. in 1864; owns 287 acres land; has held offices of School Director and Highway Commissioner; married Sarah Freas in 1845; she was born in Pa.; have six children: Henry, Jesse, Freeman, Mary, John and William.

ZOBLE HENRY, farm hand; Sec. 20; P.O. Brookville