Biography of George Solomon
Allen County, OH Biographies

GEORGE SOLOMON, carpenter, contractor and farmer of Beaver Dam, and trustee of Richland Township. was born in Wayne County, Ohio, February 8, 1828, youngest in the family of fourteen children of Paul and Catherine (Phulipey) Solomon, natives of Pennsylvania, and of German descent. Paul Solomon. who was a farmer, came to Allen County, Ohio in 1837, settling on the farm where our subject now lives. He died here in 1839, his widow in 1867. Our subject was reared ou the farm, altended a district school, and at the age of eighteen learned the carpenter's trade, at which he has worked most of the time since. He was married, in 1860, to Catherine, daughter of Minor and Mary (Bemer) Loyd, who were natives of Maryland. and of German descent. Her father, a farmer by occupation, came here in 1840. To Mr. and Mrs. Solomon were born two children: James (now in Kansas) and George H. Mrs. Solomon is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Our subject is a Democrat in politics; has been a member of the school board of Richland Township several terms, and is now trustee of said township. In 1864, during the late civil war, he enlisted in the One Hundred and Fifty first Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served one hundred days. He is owner of a farm in Richland Township, this county.

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