Biography of James A. Thehearne
Madison County, Ohio Biographies





JAMES A. TREHEARNE, farmer and teacher, P. O. London, was born in Maryland June 23, 1841. He is the son of Samuel and Sarah (Hazzard) Trehearne, natives of Maryland, the former of German and English descent, and the latter of Irish descent. He received a common school education, and from the age of seventeen until 1861 worked out by the month. On July 4, 1861, he enlisted in Company K, Twenty sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Capt. W. H. Squires, and acted in the Commissary Department on detached duty most of the time. He served three years, and in that time was only one week on the sick list. After the war, he located a soldier's claim of 160 acres in Kansas, but not liking the country. returned to Ohio and has turned his attention to gardening. Since 1864, he has spent his winters in teaching, and is never better satisfied than when he has a good school. In 1868, he married Elizabeth Cryder, a daughter of William and Susan Oryder, and by her has two children - William S. and Annie. Mr. Trehearne is a Freemason and a Republican, and has served as Township Assessor.

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


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