Biography of Madison A. Baskerville
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





MADISON A. BASKERVILLE, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0 London, was born in Paint Township, February 15, 1840. His father, William Baskerville, was born in Virginia, and died in Ohio August 4, 1867. His grandfather, Samuel, was born east of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Va., and in 1807 removed to Ohio. In 1810, he was one of the Associate Judges of the county, and on June 7. 1813, he received from the Government a land warrant for 333 1/3 acres of land. Our subject was raised by his father, with whom he remained until his father's death, when he took possession of the farm, which consists of 202 acres. In 1850, he married Mahoney Creamer, daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Benson) Creamer, the former a native of Germany and the latter of Virginia, and both are now living at Mechanicsburg. They had six children, of whom Mrs. Baskerville was the oldest of three girls, and the fourth child of the family. She was born December 13, 1844, and by her Mr. Baskerville has had six children, viz.: Mahoney (deceased); Maud (deceased); Icie (deceased); an infant, deceased; William B. born May 6, 1867, and Jacob H., born December 28, 1875. Mr. Baskerville is a Republican in politics, and has been Trustee of the Township.

From:
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois
1883


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