Biography of George W. Martz
Allen County, OH Biographies

GEORGE W. MARTZ, farmer, P. O. West Cairo, was born in Licking County, Ohio, February 22, 1832; son of Michael and Sarah (Huff) Martz, who came with their family to this county in 1836. Our subject was married December 2, 1852, to Miss Margaret A Garner, of Putnam County, Ohio, a native of Culpeper County, Va., born May 24, 1835, daughter of William W. and Elizabeth (Stover) Garner, who moved from Virginia to Logan County, Ohio, in 1835. and in 1837 to Putnam County. Ohio, where they died; they were parents of twelve children, SIX Sons and six daughters, eight of whom are still living. To our subject and wife have been born seven children: Elias W., Thomas J., John F., Joseph W., Lorenzo M., Sarah L. and Ira A., all now living. Mr. Martz purchased, in 1870, his farm in Sugar Creek Township, this county, which he has greatly improved. He and his wife are members of the Christian Church. in which he was ordained a deacon in 1867, acting as such until 1872. In politics he is a Democrat.

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