Biography of M. K. Edgecomb
Allen County, OH Biographies

M. K. EDGECOMB, retired farmer, Beaver Dam, was born in Trumbull County, Ohio, December 11, 1826, son of triah and Elizabeth (Doud) Edgecomb. of English descent, and who came to Allen County in 1831 or 1832, settling in Bath Township. Their family consisted of thirteen children, twelve of whom grew to manhood and womanhood and five now living in this county. The father, who died at the advanced age of eighty years, was a farmer, and made his home for many years with his son. M. K., previous to his death. Our subject. the ninth in the family, was reared on the farm and educated in the common schools. He has been very successful in life, has engaged in farming most of the time, and now owns a farm in Richland Township and property in Beaver Dam. He operated a threshing machine during the falls and winters from 1844 to 1858. and now keeps a hotel in Beaver Dam. He was married, November 18. 1847 to Hannah E., daughter of Jacob Everitt, a farmer and an early settler of Allen County. this State, and of English descent. Their children are Madison, married and farming, G. W and William. Mr. and Mrs. Edgecomb are members of the Disciples Church. in which he is elder and of which he has been superintendent of the Sabbath-school. He is a Republican in politics.

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