TAYLOR CONINE, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0. Shawtown,was born in Holmes County, Ohio, October 23, 1857, son
of James H. and Elizabeth (Gruear) Conine, the former a native of Ohio and the latter of Pennsylvania and of German
origin. They reared a family of eight children, Taylor being the fourth. James H. Conine, a farmer by occupation,
was an early settler of Hancock County, coming here in 1855 and settling on a farm in Blanchard Township. Our subject,
who was reared on the farm and attended the common school, has always followed agricultural pursuits and has been
remarkably successful, now owning a farm of eighty acres on Section 20, Pleasant Township, whereon he now resides.
Mr. Conine was united in marriage, February 5, 1885, with Mary H., daughter of F. High, an early settler of this
county and where he lived for many years (at his death Mrs. Conine, his only child, inherited eighty acres of improved
land on Section 19, this township). In politics Mr. Conine is a Democrat.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
Hancock County, Ohio Biographies
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