Biography of A. O. and M. C. Stoner
Hancock County, OH Biographies

A. O. and M. C. STONER, farmers, P. 0. Fostoria, were born July 1, 1843, and February 22, 1858. respectively, the former in Westmoreland County, Penn., and the latter in this county. They are the sons of John H. and Elizabeth (Overholt) Stoner, natives of Westmoreland County, Penn., who came to Hancock County in the spring of 1845, locating in Cass Township, and here lived for nineteen years, when the farm was traded for the one upon which the widow and children now reside. John H. Stoner was a farmer and cooper, as was also his father, John Stoner, who kept a still house as well in an early day. John H. Stoner filled several offices in the county; he was a hard working man, held in great esteem by the entire community. A. O. Stoner married Miss Lydia A. Hollingshead and their union has been blessed with three children, two of whom survive: Emma I. and John C. (Clara L., a twin sister of the latter, died when young). M. C. Stoner married Miss Minerva Zimmerman, daughter of Andrew Zimmerman, a farmer of this county, and by her has two children: Cora B. and Ollie D.

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

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