Biography of George S. Fahl
Hancock County, OH Biographies

GEORGE SILAS FAHL, farmer, miller and manufacturer, P. 0. Mount Blanchard, was born May 25, 1840, in Delaware Township, this county. He received his education in the schools of the home district, and his boyhood was spent at work on the farm and in the saw and grist mill owned by his father. February 22, 1861, our subject was united in marriage with Marry C. Hempy, born in Hancock County, O., January 14, 1844, daughter of Henry and Anna (Hall) Hempy. Since their marriage our subject and wife have resided on their present farm of 399 1/3 acres of well improved land on the Blanchard River, in Delaware Township, this county. Their children are Monroe, Emma E., Bertha Gay, Arizona Jay, Owen H., Theron I., Marvin H., Clarence S., Edson E. and Allie G. In 1862 our subject came into possession of the mill which was established by Godfrey Alford, and now operates it as a grist and flouring mill with a saw mill addition. In 1872 he established a steam planing mill shingle mill, lath factory, etc., to which he added, in 1880, the cider mill which took the premium at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Penn., and he makes over 75,000 gallons of cider per year. Mr. Fahl is an energetic business man, highly respected by the entire community.

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

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