Biography of Philip P. Wilch
Hancock County, OH Biographies

PHILIP P. WILCH, farmer. P. 0. Arlington, was born in Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany, September 22, 1823, son of Philip (a farmer) and Elizabeth (Brickman) Wilch. who never came to America. Our subject resided in New York and Cleveland a short time after arriving in the United States, and November 7, 1854 came to this county and has since resided on his present farm in Madison Township, engaged in farming. March 7, 1843, he married, in Germany, Miss Eva Schafer, and by her has a family of four children: Catherine, Margaret, Philip and Susan. The family are all connected with St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mr. Filch is one of the leading representatives of the German settlement in this part of the county, and is a much respected citizen. In politics he is a Democrat.

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

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