Biography of Samuel F. Greer
Hancock County, OH Biographies

SAMUEL FORD GREER, farmer, P. 0. Mount Blanchard, was born in Delaware Township, this county, July 8, 1851, son of John Greer, who was born May 15, 1812, in Stark County, Md. His parents moved to Fairfield County, Ohio, in 1816, finally settling in Delaware Township, this county, in the spring of 1825 Here John Greer married, in 1836, Miss Mary Brown, who was born in June, 1813, in Pickaway County, Ohio, and came to this county about 1832; they settled on a farm in Delaware Township, this county, near Mount Blanchard, which they afterward sold, and then entered another place of 168 acres, one mile east of Mount Blanchard: they reared twelve children: Joshua (who died in California), John (residing in California), Mrs. Sarah Armstrong (in Missouri), Henry (in California), Eliza (in California), William, Nathan (in California), Mrs. Ellen Cole, Mrs Charlotte Elder, Samuel Ford, Mrs. Harriet Messimore, and Jefferson (in California). The father died October 24, 1882; the mother now resides in Mount Blanchard, this county. The subject of this sketch married, February 16, 1871, Miss Catherine Corbin, and after residing for five years in Amanda Township, this county, they located in Delaware Township, where they now reside and own 112 acres of land. Their children are Darwin, Jefferson, Elmer, Virgie, Bertie and John. Mr. Greer is a Democrat in politics. He is a successful farmer and an enterprising man, enjoying the respect of the entire community.

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

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