ISAAC J. BABER, farmer, P. O. Lima, was born in German Township, Allen Co., Ohio, October 6, 1842; son of James
and Susan. (McMullen) Baber, natives of Virginia and early settlers of this county. Our subject received a limited
common school education, and having been raised on a farm has naturally made farming the principal occupation of
his life. He was united in marriage, October 27, 1867, with Mary M. Thomas, of German Township, this county, and
'by her has eight children: William Brinton, James W., Franklin Orwood, Albert, Naoma, Margaret, Walter and Isaac,
Jr. Mr. Baber's sole possession when he started out for himself, at the age of twenty one years, was a colt valued
at $25. He was fully determined to make the most of his opportunities, however, and now owns 121 acres of land,
eighty five of which are under cultivation, proving him to have been an active man. Mr. Baber was formerly a granger.
In his political views he is Democratic. He is a consistent member of the Christian Union Church.
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