THOMAS GRUBB, farmer and justice of the peace, P. O. Kempton, was born in Jackson Township, Allen Co., Ohio,
September 27, 1852; son of John B. and Elizabeth (Robinson) Grubb, who are still living, the former born in Morgan
County, the latter in Jackson Township, Allen Co., Ohio. They were early settlers of Auglaize County, Ohio. They
are the parents of four living children: John A., Letitia J., Thomas and Annie E. Thomas was reared on a farm,
and has always followed agricultural pursuits. His education was limited to such as could be obtained in the common
schools of those days. He was united in marriage, August 28, 1878, with Miss Catherine Bowers, of Auglaize Township,
this county, born April 20, 1859, daughter of John and Amanda E. Bowers, the former of whom, one of the early set.
tiers of Allen County, died about 1805. To this union three children were born: Rolla G., Laura B. and Maud. Mr.
Grubb moved to Amanda Township, this county, in 1879, and settled on the farm where he now resides. He was a charter
member of Rattlesnake Grange of Jackson Township. He is a consistent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
In his political views he is ideutified with the Demo. cratic party; He was elected and commissioned justice of
the peace in 1880, and during his four years of service has performed most of the official work of this office
in the township. Our subject is an energetic and enterprising man, and is destined to become one of the substantial
farmers of Amanda Township.
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