CHARLES H. BEALE, farmer, P. 0. Mt. Sterling, was born in Virginia March 5, 1833. His pareuts were Stephen S.
and Harriett (Elmore) Beale. When two years of age, with them he came to Madison County, Ohio. After their arrival
in this county, for a short time they located in Jefferson Township, when they settled in Pleasant Township, where
they remained until their decease, he in 1881, she in 1879. Five of their family of seven children are now living
- Charles H. (the eldest), Mary A, David, John W. and Smith. Our subject was reared to man's estate on a farm,
and received but an ordinary English education. On June 16, 1857, he was united in marriage with Miss Mary E. Nye,
daughter of Samuel and Jane Nye, of Pleasant Township. They have five children - William S., Clark, Stephen W.,
Elmer and Elva V. He has served as Trustee of Pleasant Township, and at present is officiating as one of our efficient
County Commissioners He is a member of the F. &. A. M. fraternity, and the owner of 650 acres of land in a
good state of cultivation.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Madison County, Ohio Biographies
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