Biography of Moses McAnelly
Hancock County, OH Biographies

MOSES McANELLY (deceased) was born in Westmoreland County, Penn., in 1804, son of John and Mary McAnelly, natives of Ireland, who came to America in an early day. Moses McAnelly came to this county in 1836 and married here, the same year, Aary, daughter of William and Nancy (Teeters) Roller, and to them were born eight children: William (deceased), Mary (wife of M. McAnelly, a cousin, have ten children), Nancy (wife of Nathan Thomas, have no children), Lucinda (wife of Charles Beemer, have five children), Charlotte (wife of B. Cole, have five children), Jefferson (married to Sarah E. Leonard, have six children); he is practicing law in Colorado, and is at present judge of Larimer County, Col.; John (deceased). and Moses (married to Phebe E. Cooper, have two children). The subject of this sketch departed this life in 1842. His widow and a part of her family still occupy the old home farm in Big Lick Township. In politics Mr. McAnelly was a Democrat. He was elected to both branches of the State Legislature, to the House of Representatives in 1839, and to the Senate of Ohio in 1842.

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