Biography of W. G. Brain
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





W. G. BRAIN, Springfield; a native of Springfield; is a son of George Brain, Sr. The subject of this sketch was born in 1830; when a youth, he engaged as clerk in a drug store here, and subsequently engaged in the drug trade on his own account, and continued the business here ten or twelve years; he has been in the lumber trade here for the past eleven years, and has resided here, with the exception of one or two short interval; all his life. He has been twice married, his first marriage being with Mary Dyer, of Cincinnati, in 1858; she having died, he married Elizabeth Dyer, a sister of his first wife, in 1876. By his first wife he had four children, two of whom are living; he has one child by his second marriage. His residence is No. 272 West Pleasant street. His oldest daughter living, Miss Belle M., is Superintendent of Drawing in the city schools; Robert D. is a graduate of the high sschool, and Stanley, the youngest, is a child of 3 years. Mr. Brain's lumber yard and office are between the C., S. & C., and L. M. depots; he is handling large quantities of lumber, mostly in car lots.

From:
History of Clark County, Ohio
W. H. Beers & Co.
Chicago 1881


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Clark County, Ohio
Biographies

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012