Biography of Nicholas Kill
Allen County, OH Biographies

NICHOLAS KILL, farmer, P. O. Landeck, was born in Germany, January 22, 1835; son of Jacob and Mary (Thom) Kill, also natives of Germany and parents of six children, of whom only three came to America. Our subject obtained a common school education in his native land, and has made farming the principal occupation of his life. He came to America in 1858 and located near Tiffin. Ohio, where he remained till 1863, when he came to this county and in 1865 to the farm which is still his home, and which from a state of nature he has placed under high cultivation, proving himself to be an energetic man. He erected the second brick dwelling in the township, which stands as a monument to his enterprise. His property is the result of his own efforts, and today he is considered one of the substantial farmers of the township. He has held several offices of trust and is one of the leaders of the Democratic party in Spencer Township. Mr. Kill was married, April 16, 1861, to Elizabeth Rahrig, born in Seneca County, Ohio, May 8, 1838. daughter of Philip and Annie (Myers) Rahrig, who came to America in about 1830. Mr. and Mrs. Kill have ten children: Vincent, Mary, Joseph, Treca, Sylvester, Lucy, Lizzie, Katie. Julia and Lewis. He and his wife are consistent members of the Roman Catholic Church.

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