Biography of Wilkinson Guy
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





WILKINSON GUY, deceased, was born in the Dominion of Canada March 6, 1813, and died in Madison County, Ohio, April 21, 1872. He was the son of Jacob and Hannah (Bean) Guy, who were early settlers in Canada. He received a common school education. and adopted the occupation of farming, which he followed through life; in politics, he was a lifelong Republican. He served three years and four months in the late rebellion, under Capts. Haynes and Hendricks, and was present at and participated in the battles of Mumfordsville, Ky., where he was taken prisoner on the 14th, but paroled on the 15th of September, 1862, and at Hoover's Gap, Tenn., Chickamauga, Ga., and with Sherman through the campaign and in. his memorable "march to the sea." On December 24, 1840, he married Rhoda Cary, daughter of Abijah and Catharine (Johnson) Cary, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of Virginia; they were married in Ohio, and had nine children, viz., Polly, Solomon, Absalom, Sally, Rhoda, Abner, Rachel, Eliza and Lucinda, the two eldest being deceased. Mrs. Guy was born two miles south of where she now lives, October 7, 1814, and has never lived elsewhere than on the old homestead and at her husband's. By her marriage to Mr. Guy four children were born, viz., Sarah, deceased, wife of Clark Barlow; Catharine. wife of Ezra Pitcher; Sylvester, who married Mattie Davis: and Jasper, who married Ollie Lape.

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


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Madison County, Ohio Biographies

Online
Biographies

Pennsylvania
Histories

New York
Histories

New York
Histories

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium