Biography of James C. Hullinger
Allen County, OH Biographies

JAMES C. HULLINGER, farmer, P. O. Westminster, was born in Greene County, Ohio, October 13, 1810, son of Christopher and Mary (Crabb) Hullinger, who settled in Auglaize Township, this county, in 1840, and there lived and died. Natives of Virginia, they came to Ross County, Ohio, while it was a territory. They had eleven children: Daniel, James C., Jacob (deceased), Jeremiah, John, Nancy (Mrs. William Stevenson), Margaret (Nrs. Isaac Shannon), Harriet (Mrs. Daniel Hill), Priscilla (Mrs. John Bayliff), Elizabeth (deceased), and Charles (deceased). Our subject was reared near Springfield, Ohio, where he was educated in the schools of his day. He came to Allen County in 1836, locating in Auglaize Township, where he rented a farm for three years. In 1840 he settled in Perry Township, on the farm he now occupies, most of which he cleared himself, making all the improve. ments in way of buildings, etc. He has been twice married, on first occasion, in 1828, to Susannah, daughter of Samuel and Margaret (Hamilton) Shannon, of Springfield, Ohio. By this union were born eleven children: Christopher (deceased), Jacob D. (deceased), Eli. John, Samuel, James W., Thomas, Henry, Mary (Mrs. S. R. Bailey), Margaret (deceased), Samantha A. (deceased). Mr. Hullinger married April 26, 1857, for his second wife., Catherine, daughter of Emanuel and Elizabeth (Snyder) Binkley, formerly of Perry County, Ohio. but who settled in Jackson Township in 1850, and the result of this union has been seven children: Sarah (deceased), Emanuel (deceased), Elijah, William, Lemuel E., Francis M. and an infant son (deceased). Mr. Hullinger and, wife are members of the tnited Brethren Church, which is located on his farm, and was erected chiefly by him. In politics he is a Republican.

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