Biography of T. F. Edgington
Hancock County, OH Biographies

T. F. EDGINGTON, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0. Portage Center, was born in Richland County, Ohio, September 24, 1828, and is the youngest child of John and Catherine (Dougall) Edgington, natives of Virginia, and of Scotch and Irish descent. John Edgington, who had been a farmer all his life, and was among the early settlers of Portage Township, this county, died in 1848, his widow in 1850. T. F. Edgington, the subject of this sketch, was reared on a farm, and has followed agricultural pursuits with more than average success. At present he is the owner of 232 acres of well improved land, on which he resides, in Portage Township, this county. Mr. Edgington was united in marriage, in 1851, with Miss Malinda Spitler, daughter of David and Sarah (Kann) Spitler, who were of Scotch Irish descent. Our subject and wife are parents of the following named children: Emily, wife of W. S. Randall; Maranda, wife of F. P. Fifer, of McComb; and W. C. who was reared on the farm, attended the common school and the Valparaiso College, in Indiana, and chose farming as his occupation; he is married and has one child, Thomas F. The subject of this sketch has served nine years as justice of the peace, and is considered a good judge of law; in politics he is a Democrat.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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