Biography of Peter Line
Hancock County, OH Biographies

PETER LINE, farmer, P. 0. Findlay, was born October 11, 1832, in Eagle Township, this county. Coonrad Line, the father of our subject, a native of Pennsylvania, was united in marriage, in Fairfield County, Ohio, with Miss Catharine Case, a native of Maryland. Peter Line, the subject of this sketch, acquired his education partly in the primitive schools of the pioneer days, but mostly by private study by the light of the old fashioned chip fire. When twenty one years of age he went to Missouri, where he remained seven years. He married, October 7, 1860, Miss Mary B. Jewett, and returned to Eagle Township, this county, in 1861, settling on the farm which he had purchased and where they now reside, consisting of 170 acres of well improved land. On this place Mr. Line has a tile factory, the first ever established in this county, which he has operated for fourteen years. He manufactures exclusively for the home market. To Mr. and Mrs. Peter Line have been born ten children: Kate K. Fannie S., Amanda Jane, Coonrad D., Jacob. Edson, Henry D. (deceased), Mary E., Bessie and Edith. Mr. Line is a life long Democrat. He has served his township in various official capacities, including clerk and trustee. He and his worthy wife are consistent members of the Predestinarian Baptist Church. Mr. Line is a man of strict integrity, respected by the entire community.

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

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