Biography of George Steinman
Hancock County, OH Biographies

GEORGE STEINMAN, farmer and lumberman, P. 0. Jenera, was born in Germany, March 22, 1825, and came to America with an elder brother, Michael (now deceased) and his younger sister, who is now the widow of Jacob Steinman, and resides in Van Buren Township, this county. Maria, a widowed sister of our subject, came to America with her family in 1872, and died in Van Buren Township, this county. George Steinman learned the carpenter trade in Columbus, Ohio. On the breaking out of the Mexican war he enlisted in Columbus, Ohio, in Company B, Fourth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served under Gens. Taylor and Scott, in the Rio Grande country, for a year and a half, participating in the battles of Matamoras and Pueblo. After the war Mr. Steinman came to this county, and followed his trade for many years. He took up 160 acres of land in Putnam County, Ohio, on his land warrant. Our subject now has a farm of 100 acres of land, with a large, improved cider mill and scale. He, in company with his nephew, owns a large lumber and shingle mill, which was built on his farm in 1881, and is doing an extensive business. Our subject is also engaged in farming and steam threshing. He was united in marriage, November 1, 1855, with Catherine Hull, who was born in Medina County, Ohio, February 26, 1834, daughter of Henry and Catherine (Demnewall) Hull, early settlers in this county. To our subject and wife have been born eleven children: a son, deceased in infancy: Mary E., wife of Bacob Cramer; Bacob H.; Alice wife of Bames Brooks; Caroline, wife of Daniel Thomas; John, married to Zenobia Pugh; William F.; Charles; Boseph; Sarah and Alpha. Mr. and Mrs. Steinman are members of the German Baptist Church, and are consistent Christians, much esteemed by their neighbors and friends.

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

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