Biography of James C. Treece
Hancock County, OH Biographies

JAMES C. TREECE, postmaster at Mount Blanchard, was born in Jackson Township, this county, March 1, 1851. His father, John, the son of Henry Treece, a native of New England, married, May 12, 1841, Sarah, daughter of Henry Treece, of Pennsylvania, and they reared a family of four sons and one daughter: William B., born November 24, 1843, married to Mary J Marshall; Mary C., born February 6, 1845, married to William W. Anderson; James C.; Isaac N., born January 7, 1854, married to Mary E. Gobrecht; John T., born April 24, 1860. married to Minnie E. Bahl They came to this county in 1832, and resided in Delaware Township until his death, which occurred March 7, 1861 His widow, the mother of our subject, afterward married Daniel Aurand, and after living in Michigan for fifteen years returned to Jackson Township, this county, where she now resides. James C. Treece carried on the harness making business in Mount Blanchard. this county, for three years (in 1871-73). He then went to the Northwestern Ohio Normal School, at Ada, Ohio, where he attended in all five years, and on returning he engaged in teaching, a profession he has since followed in Delaware Township, this county, and in Wyandot County, Ohio. During this time he taught for eight years continuously in his home district, and made a fine record as a faithful and efficient educator. He was elected justice of the peace in 1884, and was appointed postmaster of Mount Blanchard., under President Cleveland, April 23, 1885. Mr. Treece is uniformly polite and courteous, and discharges his duties to the satisfaction of the public. He is a member of the I. O. O. F.

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

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