Biography of R. W. Lacey
Hancock County, OH Biographies

R. W. LACEY, livery, McComb, was born in Wood County, Ohio, May 30, 1853, next eldest of the four children of Henry and Margaret (Sweney) Lacey, natives of Pennsylvania, and of German origin. His father, a carpenter in early life, was later a farmer. Our subject received his education in the district school, and grew up on the farm. His first business venture was operating a threshing machine (during its season) for nine years, and farming. He came to Cass Township, this county, settling on a farm which he sold in 1880; then moved to McComb and embarked in the butchering business, which he followed till 1882, when he sold out and bought a half interest in the livery in which he is still interested. He was married, in 1873, to Mary Gribble, a lady of German origin, and their children are Charles, Elonzo, James, Cora and Wilber. Mr. Lacey is a member of the K. of P. Politically he is a Republican.

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

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