Biography of Milton Lones
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MILTON LONES, farmer, P. O. Lima, was born in Columbiana County, Ohio, April 8, 1823, and is a son of John and Mary (Spar) Lones, natives of Virginia, and pioneers of Columbiana and Crawford Counties, Ohio. They settled in the latter county in 1834, clearing and improving the farm on which they lived and died. They had a family of nine children, of whom two have been residents of Allen County, Ohio. Aaron J. located in Perry Township in 1859, where he resided until his death; he died in June, 1882, at the age of sixty-six years. Our subject resided with his parents until forty years of age. In 1865 he located in Perry Township, this county, on what is now known as the "Osman Farm," on the Bellefontaine Pike, where he resided nine years. He then removed to Lima, living there two years and a half, when he returned to Perry Township, and located on the farm he now occupies. Mr. Lones was married, in 1854, to Mary, daughter of Enoch and Rebecca (Gordon) Knoble, of Crawford County, Ohio, by whom he has one child-Charlotte. Mr. Lones is one of the leading and representative farmers of Perry Township. His first vote for president was cast for Henry Clay, and he has voted at every presidential election since. In politics he was formerly a Whig, but has been a stanch Republican since the organization of the party.

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


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