Biography of William Crabill
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





WILLIAM CRABILL, farmer; P, 0. Springfield; son of Thomas V. and Sidney Crabill; he was born in this county March 15, 1834, He was united in marriage, Nov, 1, 1860, to Sarah E. Wise, daughter of Jesse and Mariel Wise; seven children have been born unto them, viz., Joseph, June 4, 1862; William Edgar, Aug. 4, 1866; Lizzie, May 5,1868; John, Oct, 15,1870; Hattie, Oct. 18, 1872; Alice, Sept 4, 1876; Elza, Feb. 11, 1879, John died when but 4 years old. Mr, Crabill lived at home, working on the farm, until his marriage, when he moved near Charleston, Clark Co., Ohio, on a rented farm; after remaining on said farm two years, he rented and moved to another farm, in Harmony Township, where he lived twelve years, when he moved to his present home; during the fourteen years he was farming rented land, he saved $10,000, which he invested in the. farm upon which he now resides. He is a practical farmer, and his stock is all of the best breed, experience convincing him that " the best pays the best," Mrs. Crabill was born in this county March 6, 1841, and she and her husband have been active members of the Methodist Episcopal Church since 1874, and have been liberal in the support of that denomination, Politically, Mr. Grabill is a Republican, and is one of the go ahead, progressive farmers of his township.

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


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