Biography of Michael Leffel
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





MICHAEL LEFFEL, farmer; P. 0. Springfield. Michael Leffel, son of James P. and Elizabeth Leffel, was born in this county March 20, 1822, and was married June 6, 1844, to Elizabeth, daughter of Henry and Mary Cosier. They have had eight children, viz., Xarisa, James H., Winfield, Antionetta, Leonidas, Mary, Adison and Elizabeth. Xarisa was married, July 5, 1868, to James H. Drake; she died April 18, 1878; James was married, Jan. 1, 1874, to Rebecca L Turner; they enjoyed their union but four short months, when death called her home; Antionetta was married, Sept. 10, 1874, to Joseph Kist Mary was married, Nov. 18, 1880, to Milton Crabill. Mrs. Michael Leffel was burn Dec. 5, 1822, in Montgomery Co., Ohio; her parents were natives of Pennsylvania, and came to Ohio and to this county in 1806. Mr. Leffel followed farming all his life and has always resided in this county, except eight years that he lived in Miami Co., Ohio. He now lives three and a half miles south of Springfield on the Yellow Spring Pike, where he is engaged quite extensively in farming and pays special attention to the raising of Poland-China breed of hogs. James is a Patriarch of Springfield Encampment, No. 16, I. O. O. F., and is at present traveling for one of Springfield's enterprising manufacturing establishments.

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


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