HENRY ULSH (deceased) was born November 27, 1822, in Perry County, Penn., son of John and Catherine Utah, of
Lancaster County, Penn., latter of whom died in Pennsylvania; the former moved to Indiana in 1855, and died there.
John Ulsh had a family of eleven children, six of whom are yet living: Eli, John, Benjamin, Elizabeth (wife of
S. Bellman), Ellen (wife of D. Luizenheizer) and Lavina (wife of Dr. Hill). Henry Ulsh came to Ohio in 1857, and
settled in Big Lick Township, this county, where he purchased a farm of 160 acres of land, on which he made many
fine improvements. He was educated in Pennsylvania, and January 22, 1852, he married Lydia R., daughter of Joel
and Catherine Rickenbach, of Walker Township, Juniata Co., Penn., and to them were born seven children: Mice C.
(wife of J. Wonder; have one child, Winnie), Welcone, Irvin J. (married to Laura B. Keller; have two children:
Myrtle Mary and Hazel B.), Rosa B. (wife of Lewis Hall), Carrie S., Mallie E., Willis B and Aura May. Henry Ulsh
departed this life May 2, 1885. He was a member of the Evangelical Church; in politics a Republican. His widow
occupies the fine brick residence built by her late husband, and has charge of the beautiful farm situated in the
southern part of Big Lick Township.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886
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