Biography of Reuben W. Leffel
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





RUBEN W. LEFFEL, farmer; P. 0. Springfield; son of James P. and Elizabeth Leffel; was born in this county May 9, 1836; he lived with his parents until 1862, when he moved to his present home. He was married Jan. 21, 1858, to Rachel, daughter of John and Máhala (Myres) McClelland. They have four children, viz.; Adda M., Hester A., Charles R. and Stella E. Mrs. Leffel was born in Greene County July 28, 1832; her parents were natives of Kentucky, and came to Ohio in an early day. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben W. have a pleasant home and a fine family of children; the girls take great delight in ornamenting the home to make it not only cheerful and pleasant, but attractive. Mr. Leffel engages largely in farming and stock raising, and makes a specialty of breeding Jersey cattle; he is a member in good standing of Springfield Lodge, No. 33, I. O. O. F.; also a Patriarch of Mad River Encampment, No. 16, I. O. O. F.; he and his good wife are consistent members of the Lutheran Church.

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


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