JOHN WALTERS, farmer, P. 0. Big Plain, was born February 18, 1841, in Ross County, this State. He is the son
of Levi and Sarah (Riley) Walters. In his seventh year he lost his father, and the family then moved into Pickaway
County, May 26, 1861. He enlisted in Company B, Thirteenth Ohio Infantry, and followed the fortunes of that regiment
until July, 1864, sharing in the engagements of Shiloh, Stone River, Chickamauga and Mission Ridge. He then returned
to Pickaway County, where, in October 11, 1865, he was married to Miss Mary E. Robison, daughter of Thomas Robison.
The family now consists of five children, viz., Effie Florence, Thomas F., Carrie, Sarah A., Daisy Ellen. He first
located near Antioch, in this county, in 1872, residing there some two years, then returned to Pickaway County,
and finally in 1878, moved back to this county. He now rents the Wilson farm, in Oak Run Township, which consists
of about 1,200 acres. In politics, he is a Republican.
History of Madison County, Ohio
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Madison County, Ohio Biographies
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