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.
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