Biography of Turner Marriott
Allen County, OH Biographies

TURNER MARRIOTT, finn of Marriott & Bitler, merchants, Harrod, was born in Hamilton County, Ohio, in 1839, son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Snyder) Marriott, natives of Ohio and early pioneers of Ham. ilton County. Stacy Marriott, grandfather of our subject, a ship carpenter by trade, entered land when there was but one store in Cincinnati; he died of cholera in 1847. Benjamin and Elizabeth Marriott are now residing in that county, aged respectively seventy seven and seventy two years. Twelve children were born to them, all now living: Sarah (wife of G. Bickle), Frederick, Catherine, Benjamin, Nancy, Turner, Stacy, Jennie (wife of G. Schuler), Anna (wife of Thoñias Crabb), Amanda (wife of J. Q. Adams), Newton and John. The subject of this sketch established himself, in 1866, in mercantile trade, at Wrestle Creek, Auglaize County, Ohio, where he has since continuously engaged in business. In 1883 be formed the present co-partnership, which has been conducted very successfully, Mr. Marriott, since his location at Uarrod, has followed farming in connection with his mercantile pursuits, and is dealing somewhat in live stock. Along with Mr. Harrod he has been interested in building up and improving Harrod. Mr. Marriott was married in this county, in 1864, to Miss Sarah C., daughter of George Stiles, of Auglaize County, Ohio. Five children were born to this union, all now living: iEuphemia J. (wife of F. Leatherman), Armond, Maud B., Cora B. and Turner C.

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