Biography of Joseph Marked
Hancock County, OH Biographies

JOSEPH MARKED, farmer, P 0. Findlay, was born in Schuylkill Township, Berks Co., Penn., July 14, 1830. His parents, George and Catherine Markel. moved to Pickaway County, Ohio, the year after Joseph was born, and here resided until their dearth. Joseph Markel was reared in Pickaway County. Ohio, and there acquired his early education. He united in marriage with Miss Eliza Ann Everet, of Ross County, Ohio, July 6, 1857, and three weeks thereafter they moved to Eagle Township, this county, where Mr. Markel rented a farm on which he resided eight years. He then returned to Pickaway County, Ohio, and took care of his father until the death of the latter March 3, 1875, he dying at the age of eighty three years, one month and three days. After. the death of his father our subject returned to Eagle Township, this county, and purchased the farm he had formerly rented. He now owns 160 acres of well improved land with good. buildings thereon. Mr. Markel takes a lively interest in fine stock, and has owned some of the finest thoroughbred cattle in this county; he has also given considerable attention to fine horses. To Mr. and Mrs. Markel have been born three children: Mrs. Anna Walters, Mrs. Rachel Alspach and George S. Our subject and wife are members of the Lutheran Church. He is a life long Democrat; has been a delegate to the Democratic convention nearly every year since his residence in this County. He is an upright and worthy citizen, and is highly respected by the entire community.

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

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