Biography of Sanuel Bedford
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SAMUEL BEDFORD, farmer, P. O. Lima, was born in Philadelphia, Penn., October 28, 1808, and is a son of Thomas and Jane Bedford. He was reared in his native city, and came to Ohio in 1830, locating in Warren County, where he resided up to 1849, when he came to Bath Township, Allen County, settling oa the farm where he now resides, all of which he cleared and improved himself. He was a blacksmith by trade, which, in connection with his farm, he carried on up to 1884. He was married October 9, 1838, to Mary A., daughter of John and Sarah (Stewart) Murray of Warren County. Ohio. The issue of this union was nine children: John (deceased), Sarah (wife of Milton Patrick), Mary E. (deceased), Milton D., James M., Margaret E. (wife of Lewis Brentlinger). William A., Samuel S. (deceased), and Isaac N. In politics Mr. Bedford is a Republican. He is a member of the Society of Friends, and his wife is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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