Biography of John Charlton
Allen County, OH Biographies

JOHN CHARLTON, farmer, P. O. Bluffton, was born in Huntingdon County, Penn., September 9, 1809; son of Thomas and Elizabeth (McClain) Charlton, the former, a farmer, of Irish descent, the latter a native of Pennsylvania, of Dutch lineage. Our subject, the eldest in a family of four children, received his education in the common schools of Pennsylvania, and learned the blacksmith's trade, which he followed for eighteen years. He came to Allen County, Ohio, in 1849, and bought his present farm comprising seventy four acres of land, which he has since improved. He was married in 1828 to Elizabeth Kemp, a native of Huntingdon County, Penn., and of Irish descent. She died in 1883. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Of the eight children born to this union only four are now living: Ellen, wife of Isaac McHenry; Jane, wife of Mr. Russell; Martha, wife of Mr. Bernhard; and Mary, who is single and keeps house for her father. Mr. Chariton is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He is a Republican in politics.

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