Biography of Russel B. Converse
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





RUSSEL B. CONVERSE, farmer, P. 0. Plain City, was born in Darby. Township January 15, 1828, and is a son of Charles and Phebe (Norton) Converse, natives of Virginia, of English descent. Our subject was reared on a farm and received his education in the country schools. He has been a farmer and stock raiser all his life, and has met with success in most of his undertakings. In 1849, he married Anna Lombard, a native of Kentucky, and a daughter of Jesse Lombard. This union has been blessed with four children, viz., Amelius K., deceased; James L., Elmer E. and Charles D. Mr. and Mrs. Converse are members of the Universalist Church, in which he is a Deacon and Trustee. He has helped to build six churches in his day. He is a Republican in politics, and has been Trustee and Treasurer of the township. He now owns a fine farm of 385 acres.

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


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