S. M. HARTMAN, farmer, P. 0. Van Buren, was born in Wayne County, Ohio, November 11, 1844, son of Samuel J.
and Eva (Whonsetler) Hartman, natives of Washington County. Penn., reared a family of ten children. The mother
and seven of her children are still living. The father, who engaged in farming during his life, was a son of Peter
Hartman, who, with many brothers, served in the war of 1812. S. M. Hartman, the subject of this sketch, came to
this county in 1872, and has since resided here, having a farm of seventy six and a half acres of land. He was
united in marriage, November 29, 1867, with Julia A. Zimmerman, daughter of Henry Zimmerman, formerly of Wayne
County. Ohio. Ten children have been born to this union: Charles O., Ettie G., S. Della, Fannie S., Zoa A., Samuel
T. (deceased), Jessie E., Wella Z., Oda L. and Henry B. In politics Mr. Hartman is a Prohibitionist. The family
are members of the United Brethren Church.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
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