MRS. MARGARET J. HINKLE, Springfield. Mrs. Hinkle is the widow of Joseph Hinkle, deceased; she was born in this
county Aug. 9, 1823, and is the daughter of Adam and Maria Alt, and sister to Daniel and George Alt. She was married
to Mr. Hinkle Nov. 5, 1840; they had eleven children, who are all living - Maria, Rebecca, John, Henry, Mary, Ann,
Amanda, Margaret, Ida Belle, Joseph and James. Maria was married, Nov. 5, 1867, to James Macbeth; Rebecca was married,
April 18, 1867, to John M. Stewart; John was married, Nov. 3, 1868, to Matilda Miller; Henry was married, Sept.
21, 1871, to Jennie Walters, Mary was married, March 2, 1876, to James Foreman; Ann was married, Jan. 25, 1877,
to George Otstot; Amanda was married, Aug. 7, 1878, to George Oates. The rest are at home, Joseph and James carrying
on the farm, and Margaret and Ida assisting their mother with the household cares. Mr. Hinkle died Jan. 14, 1878;
he was a man of excellent character, and a strong advocate of the principles of the Republican party, and his sons
are all active workers in the same party. Mrs. Hinkle is an indulgent mother, and takes great comfort in the welfare
of her children; they live in a fine, large brick house, situated two and a half miles south of Springfield, on
the old Clifton road.
History of Clark County, Ohio
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