Biography of E. R. Ebner
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





E. R. EBNER, London, boot and shoe manufacturer and dealer, was born in the Province of Saxony, Germany, February 24, 1840. His father, Charles August Ebner, was also a native of Saxony. and during life has been a manufacturer of violins. He still resides in Germany, and is seventy three years of age. He was united in marriage to Wilhemina Stark, who is still living, and in her sixty eighth year. They are the parents of eight children. five living. Our subject is the fourth child, the oldest living one, and the only one of the family in America. He learned his present trade in Germany, when but fourteen years of age, and when twenty six years old came to America, and direct to London, having been acquainted with, and worked for William Stahl, brother of John Stahl, in Germany. He obtained employment with John Stahl, and remained with him two or three years, and in 1869 went to Midway, Range Township, where he opened a shop. He returned to London in 1871, and in 1873 established his present business. He first commenced dealing in boots and shoes in May, 1881, and has had fair suceess in both branches of the business. Mr. Ebner is a member of the Democratic party. He was married October 14, 1869, to Dorotha Young, a native of Germany. Of the four children given them, two are living - Annie and Otto. Mr. Ebner and family are members of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of London.

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


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