MRS. ATHALINDA PRINTZ, Springfield. Mrs. Printz is the widow of Peter Printz, deceased; she lives in a line
large brick'house on the old homestead farm, located four miles south of Springfield, between the Clifton and Yellow
Spring Pikes; she is the daughter of John and Margaret (McBeth) Kelley, and was born in this county Aug. 23, 1822.
Mr. Printz was born in Hagerstown, Md., Sept. 7, 1811; he came to Ohio and to Clark County with his parents in
1815 and settled on the above mentioned farm. Peter and Athalinda were married March 23, 1841; eleven children
were born to them, viz., Isaiah C., Mary M., Sarah O. (deceased), Silas W., William G., Oliver K. (deceased), Daniel
L. (deceased), Ruth Ann, P Franklin, Emma J. and J. Eugene. Isaiah was married, May 22, 1866, to Harriet Courson;
Mary was married, April 9, 1879, to Fletcher Rine; Silas was married, April 3, 1879, to Charlotte Jenkins, Ruth
was married, Oct. 14, 1880, to Samuel Boliman. Mr. Printz lived with his parents on the home farm during their
life time, and after their death retained the farm, paying the rest of the heirs their share in money. Mrs. Printz's
father was a native of Kentucky and her mother of Ohio; Athainda was left an orphan when 3 years old by the death
of her father. The Kellys were among the first settlers of this county. Mrs. Printz is one of those good, motherly
women, who never ceases to look after the cares of her children; her sons, Frank and John, carry on the farm.
History of Clark County, Ohio
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Clark County, Ohio
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