Biography of George Felver
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies

GEORGE FELVER, justice of the peace and one of the best known citizens of Liberty township, resides on his well improved farm of 100 acres, situated in section 22. He was born December 18, 1858, in Mercer County, Ohio, and is a son of Isaac and Sarah (Hines) Felver.

Isaac Felver accompanied his parents in childhood from New Jersey to Mercer County, and was reared in Black Creek township. When the Civil War broke out he entered the service and remained through four years, during which period he participated in many battles and endured great hardship. After his return he located in Liberty township for a time and then removed to Dublin township, where he died. In politics he was a Democrat. The surviving members of his family are as follows: Theodore, residing in Nebraska; Mary A., wife of M. Potts, residing in Ohio City, Ohio; George; Amos, residing, in Rockford; Della, wife of Henry Hole, residing in Liberty township; Harriet, wife of Joseph Hinkle, residing at Rockford; Silas, residing in Liberty township; Ida, wife of Samuel Fass, of Ohio City; and Maud, residing at Celina.

In George Felver is found one of Liberty township's most enterprising men and public spirited citizens. Reared and educated here, the main interest of his life have always been associated with this part of Mercer County. He settled on his present farm in 1888, and, in addition to being one of the representative agriculturists, he has taken an active and intelligent interest in all public affairs and on numerous occasions has been advanced by his fellow citizens to important local offices. For six years he served, as a trustee of Liberty township, is a member of the School Board, and is serving his first term as justice of the peace, his decisions in this office giving universal satisfaction.

Mr. Felver was married to Caroline Bauk, a native of, Mercer County, and they have had eight children, namely: Charles, Anderson, Dorothea, Floyd, Gladys, Ralph, Florence and Lucile. Politically Mr. Felver is identified with the Democratic party. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

History of Mercer County, Ohio
and Representative Citizens
Edited & Compiled by: Hon. S. S. Scranton
Published by: Biographical Publishing Company
Chicago, Illinois

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