Biography of Leonard Crumrine
Allen County, OH Biographies

LEONARD CRUMRINE, farmer, P. O. Lima, was born on the farm where he now resides in Perry Township, this county, March 12, 1847; a son of Martin and Catherine (Broshes) Crumrine, who settled in Perry Township, in the spring of 1835, clearing and improving the farm now occupied by our subject. His father was a native of Pennsylvania, son of Christopher Crumrine; his mother was a native of Perry County, Ohio. a daughter of Leonard and Margaret (Hetrick) Broshes. They were married in 1830, and reared a family of seven children: David (deceased), Leah, wife of Joseph Sellers; Catherine, wife of Christopher Martin; Margaret (deceased), Mary, wife of Isaac MeLain; John; and Leonard. The father died in 1860, in his fifty third year, the mother resides with our subject on the old homestead, now in her seventy sixth year. Our subject was reared on the old homestead where he has always resided. He was married February 4, 1869, to Tamar, daughter of Hiram and Emma (Ulrey) Burns. early settlers of Perry Township, and now residents of Lima, this county. The issue of this union was eight children: Alva, Harry (deceased), Emma, Lawrence, Carrie, Cliff, Maggie, and Willie. Mr. Crumrine is a representative farmer, He has neither held office nor sought it; in politics he is a Democrat.

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