Biography of Achilles C. Moorman
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





ACHILLES C. MOORMAN, farmer, P. 0. London, was born in Lynchburg, Va., February 7, 1833. He is the son of Thomas and Martha Jane (Jennings) Moorman. They emigrated to this State in 1836, settling at Galloway Station, Franklin County, where the subject of this sketch was raised and educated. On November 12, 1854, he was married to Miss Elizabeth Hambleton, daughter of Stephen G. Hambleton, by whom he has a family of four children living, viz., Thomas A., Delos B., Lillian and E. W.; and one dead, Frances Mary In 1855, he moved to Washington County, Iowa, and after a residence there of three years, removed to Franklin County, where he remained until 1864, when he moved to his present home in Madison County. His educational facilities were, to a certain extent, limited; he had the good fortune however to spend the wintors of 1851-52 and '53, attending the Otterbein University at Westerville, where he studied the profession of land surveying. He owns a very extensive farm in Oak Run Township, consisting of 650 acres, and is recognized as one of the leading men in his neighborhood.

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


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