MELVINA M. McCLINTICK, Springfield; she is the widow of John McClintick, deceased; she lives on Mill Creek farm,
three miles southwest of the city of Springfield. Mr. McC. was born in Pennsylvania Feb. 28, 1802; he came to Ohio
in 1829, and settled in Columbus, where he followed "wagoning," transporting merchandise from place to
place. He drove the team of horses in 1840, referred to in the history of Harmony Township. Mrs. McC. is a daughter
of Joseph V. and Rosia (Savage) Melvin, and was born in Madison Co, Ohio, Jan. 26, 1821. Was married to Mr. McC.
July 4, 1841, and in January, 1842, they removed to Clark Co., Ohio, and settled on the above mentioned farm. He
died Aug. 31, 1869, respected by all who knew him. Her father was a native of Tennessee, and came to Ohio in 1811,
and settled in Madison County. Her mother was a native of Vermont, and came (with her parents) to Ohio in 1816,
and settled in Champaign County. near the headwaters of the "Little Darby." Of Mr. and Mrs. McC.'s nine
children, eight are still living, viz., John O., Edwin R., Rosia E., Eliza T. and Amanda M. (who have taken unto
themselves wives and husbands respectively, and have left the parental roof), Samuel T., Mollie E. and William
G. are still at home with their mother. John O. was a member of the 44th O. V. I., and while in the service received
two wounds. The first one at the battle of Lewisburg, and the other at the battle of Liberty, W. Va.
History of Clark County, Ohio
W. H. Beers & Co.
Clark County, Ohio
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