JACOB SLUPE, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0. McComb, was born in Mahoning Connty, Ohio, February 21, 1830, son
of Solomon, a farmer, and Anna (Schater) Slupe. natives of Pennsylvania and of German descent, and who were the
parents of nine children. Our subject, the eldest in the family, was reared on the farm, and acquired a common
school education. At the age of twenty one he learned the carpenter's trade, which he followed until 1865. He came
to Hancock County in 1857, settling in Pleasant Township on 160 acres of fine land, where he now resides. He was
married, in 1856, to Catharine Bachtel a lady of German lineage, and to this union was born one child, Emma J.
(now deceased). Mrs. Slupe died in 1859. Our subject was married on second occasion, in 1861, to Eliza, daughter
of Joseph Kinsey, also of German descent, and by her he has had the following named children: Laura E., wife of
E. M. Orwick; Ida A., at home; Sylvester (deceased); Florence Ella. Mr. Slupe has served in several offices of
trust, such as township trustee, school director and township treasurer, for sevoral years.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
Hancock County, Ohio Biographies
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