Biography of George D. Kanawl
Allen County, OH Biographies

GEORGE D. KANAWL. farmer and contractor, P. O. Lima, was born in Juniata County, Penn., March 22, 1847; son of John and Barbara A, (Woods) Kanawl, natives of Pennsylvania, and who were married in Juniata.County, Penn., and there reared their family. They had nine children: Elizabeth M., Maggie E., John F., William W., George D., Joseph C., Peter P., Henry, and Jacob L., all now living except William W. The mother died in March, 1872, and the father now resides with his second wife in his native county, where he has held the office of commissioner. Our subject came to this county in September, 1866, and engaged in general job work for a few years. He was married in .July, 1868, to Miss Adaline E. Ransbottom, of German Township, this county, where she was born October 30, 1852, daughter of Cornelius and Hannah (Reese) Ransbottom, who came to this county about 1831, are still residents of the same, and who here raised a family of nine children: Aluste A., Melissa A., Adaline E., Elzina E., Neuton F., Franklin T., Mabel G., Alonzo L., and Lifus M., all now living except the two last named. To the union of our subject and wife have been born two children: Charles L. and Fannie M. Mr. Kanawl became owner of land in German Township a few years since, and devotes his attention to farm work and contracting in stone work. He is township trustee. He and his wife are members of the United Brethren Church. In politics he is a Democrat.

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