Biography of Vespasian Goyer
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VESPASIAN GOYER is the eldest of nine children born to John and Margaret (Spangler) Goyer, natives of Maryland and Pennsylvania. He was born November 5, 1820, in Franklin County, Penn., where he passed a few years of his childhood, when he removed with his parents to Muskingum County, Ohio. in 1847, he came to this county, taking a preemption claim, and is now living on the same ground. He afterward entered 160 acres before the land sale. He now has a good farm, with substantial buildings. He has added to the original until his farm contains 240 acres, which he has accumulated mostly through his own efforts, having received a little assistance from his father's estate. He received a common school education in his youth, and taught two terms of school of three months. After he had entered land, he was married, August 2, 1854, to Lucy Remington, a native of New York. She was the second of seven children born to Russel and Lydia (Barns) Remington, both natives of New York. Mr. and Mrs. Gover have had eleven choldren, Lydia A., John R., Martha. Viola (deceased), Evaline, Luther, Ulyssus, Isabelle, Cyrus (deceased), Minnie and Edgar V.Mr. Goyer was in an early day a Whig, but of late years is a strong advocate of Republican principles. He is a liberal giver to all public interests, and he and wife have been identified with the Christian Church for over thirty years.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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