Biography of Samuel W. Irvin
Allen County, OH Biographies





SAMUEL W. IRVIN, farmer. P. O. Lima. was born December 14, 1844, in Augusta County, Va., son of John and Melinda (Mozingo) Irvin, natives of Augusta County, Va. He came with his parents in 1857 to this county, and was married, October 4, 1864, to Miss Sarah A. Poage of German Township, this county, a native of Monroe County, Mo., born January 28. 1845, a daughter of Grattan E. and Anna S. (Price) Poage. natives of Champaign County, Ohio. and State of Missouri, respectively, and who were married in the Jat.ter State, where they lived several years, coming in 1846, to Ohio, residing for a few years in Lima, this county. Mrs. Poage died in 1850, She was the mother of six children, four of whom are now living. Mr. Poage, for his second wife, married, in 1853, Susan Cocbrun of German Township, this county, and in 1856, moved to German Township, where he now resides. Mr. Poage is a son of Samuel and Mary (Gibler) Poage (both now deceased), natives of Kentucky and Missouri, respectively, and who were married in Urmana, Ohio. To our subject and wife were born five children: Mary E., Charles S., John G., Emma M. and William H., all now living. Mr. Irvin purchased laud in Sugar Creek Township. this county, in 1870, and has devoted his time to general agriculture. Mrs. Irvin and her two daughters are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics Mr. Irvin is a Democrat.

From:
History of Allen County, Ohio
Published by: Wamer, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1885


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