Biography of George Stough
Hancock County, OH Biographies

GEORGE STOUGH, farmer. P. 0. Findlay, was born in Fayette County, Penn., March 27, 1815, the eldest child of Moses and Mary (Riddle) Stough. natives of Pennsylvania. The father was a cooper by trade, but engaged also in farming; removed to what is now Ashland County. Ohio, and finally to this county, and died here at the age of eighty three years. He was a son of George Stough, Sr., and of German descent. The subject of this sketch came to this county in 1853, and has since resided here, engaged in farming. He is the owner of farm property to the extent of 240 acres. He married, January 28. 1836, Miss Catherine Gierhart, daughter of Jonas H. Gierhart, at one time a farmer of this county. There have been ten children born to this union, four of whom are living: Daniel, Henry, Christian and Eliza J. Mr. Stough is one of the substantial and progressive citizens of this county. In politics he is a Democrat. The family are connected with the Disciples and Methodist Churches.

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

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