Biography of Benjamin H. Marshall
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





BENJAMIN H. MARSHALL, blacksmith, Plain City, was born August 24, 1824. He is a son of Joshua and Sarah (Hague) Marshall, natives of Loudoun County, Va., the former of Scotch and the latter of Irish descent. Our subject has plied his trade in Madison County nearly half a century, and has operated a shop in Plain City for thirty five years. He has made a study of horse shoeing and other important parts of his trade, and does his work on purely scientific principles. He was married, in 1846, to Abigail Ann Adgate, a native of Boston and a daughter of Theodore Adgate, a merchant in that city. They have three children - Malinda A., Willie C., who married Sally Wiley, in 1876, and Minnie M. Mrs. Marshall is a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Marshall is a Democrat and a member of the M. E. Church, in which he has been Trustee. He stands at the head of his trade in this vicinity, and enjoys a liberal patronage.

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


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