J. S. NEUSCHWANDER, proprietor of farm and market garden, Bluffton, was born in Richland Township, this county,
November 28, 1849, son of Michael and Fannie (Geiger) Neuschwander. His father, who was a farmer the latter part
of his life, was bora en route from Switzerland to America, his mother was a native of Switzerland. They came to
Allen County, Ohio, in 1833, and settled in Richland Township. They reared a family of seven children, four sons
and three daughters. Our subject, the eldest now living of this family, was reared on the farm, and has followed
agricultural pursuits all his life. He was married, in 1882, to Fannie Bender. who was born in Fulton County, Ohio.
Her parents were natives of Switzerland. her father a farmer. To this union was born one child: Effie Pearl. Mr.
Neuschwander and wife are members of the Reformed Mennonite Church. Our subject is now engaged in raising garden
track, berries, etc., for the market. He owns seventy acres of land, ten acres being laid out in town lots.
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