John E Mick, an enterprising and progressive farmer of Yellow Creek Township, is a substantial citizen of Columbiana
County. He was born in Madison Township, Columbiana County, April 22, 1864, and is the son of Samuel and Susan
Samuel Mick, deceased, was a native of West Virginia and an early settler of Madison Township, where he successfully
engaged in general farming and stock raising. He was also a thresher for 30 years. To Mr. and Mrs. Mick the following
children were born: John E., the subject of this sketch; Thomas, a farmer, lives on the old homestead in Madison
Township; Marion, lives at Newton Falls, Ohio; Elizabeth, married James Boyce, Yellow Creek Township, died Nov.
26, 1925; Hammond, lives at Wellsville; and Harvey, deceased.
John E. Mick spent his boyhood on his father's farm and attended the district schools. He began work as a farm
hand and received $16.00 per month. Mr. Mick now ownes 115 acres of good far inland in Yellow Creek Township and
specializes in the breeding of pure bred Guernsey cattle.
On Sept. 7, 1899, Mr. Mick was united in marriage with Miss Millie McCough, of Yellow Creek Township, born Jan.
29, 1865. She is the daughter of John and Martha (Campbell) McGough, both deceased. They were the parents of eight
children, as follows: Robert, deceased; Mary, married Robert Vance; Jane, married Henry Herbert, both deceased;
Rebecca, deceased, was the wife of J. E. Toot; Martha, married Samuel Connell, both deceased; Sarah, married J.
H. Hayes, and is now deceased; James, retired; and Mrs. Mick. Mr. McGough died June 12, 1893, and his wife died
Aug. 31, 1890. Mr. and Mrs. Mick have no children living; one infant daughter deceased.
Politically, Mr. Mick is a Republican. He and his wife are members of the Presbyterian Church and are highly esteemed
in the community.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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