JOSHUA L. DUNLEVY, superintendent of County Infirmary, P. O. Lima was born in Pittsburgh, Penn., November 4.
1834, and is a son of Moses and Jane (Ledlie) Dunlevy. He was reared in his native city until eighteen years of
age, where he received an academic education. He then went to California where he remained five years, being engaged
in mining and stock herding. In 1858 he returned to Pittsburgh, and in 1859 located in Delaware County, Ohio, and
engaged in farming. which he continued in up to the breaking out of the late war of the Rebellion. Our subject
enlisted September 30, 1861. in Company D, Twentieth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, going out as orderly sergeant, and
was in the battles of Fort Donelson, Pittsburg Landing, Raymond, Jackson, Champion Hill, the Siege of Vicksburg
and many other engagements. and was honorably discharged at Vicksbnrg in September. 1864, after three years' service.
He then returned to Delaware County, remaining there until the fall of 1866, when he located in Bath Township.
and in the spring of 1867 purchased a farm and engaged in small fruit culture. Mr. Dunlevy was married September
30, 1861, to Mary E., daughter of Moses and Eliza (Smith) Torrance of Delaware County, by whom he has four children:
Yuba, Force, George and Grace. Mr. Dunlevy has served Bath Township twelve years as justice of the peace, and in
the spring of 1879 was appointed superintendent of the Allen County Infirmary, which position he now holds. In
politics he is a Democrat.
History of Allen County, Ohio
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