Biography of Henry Moorman
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies

HENRY MOORMAN, who resides on his valuable farm of 80 acres situated in section 16, Butler township, owns in all 160 acres of fine land. He was born in Hanover, Germany, October 31, 1858, and is a son of William and Engle Moorman, both of whom were born and also died in Germany.

Henry Moorman was reared in Germany and always worked on a farm. He was married in 1880 to Elizabeth Sager, a native of Germany, and they have had nine children: Lucy, who died at Dayton, Ohio, aged two years; Fred, who works in the Barney & Smith Car Company's shops at Dayton; William, who married Josephine Rabe, lives on a farm in Washington township, but will soon move to his farm of 8o acres in Butler township; Emma, who lives at Dayton; and Annie, Clara, Nora, Charles and Edward.

In 1883 Mr. Moorman, his wife and two oldest sons, William and Fred, came to America and settled at Dayton, Ohio, where for eight years he worked in the Barney & Smith Car Company's shops. In 1891 he moved to Butler township, Mercer County, where he purchased a farm of 40 acres, about one mile from his present location, which he cultivated for six years and then sold and bought 80 acres in section 16, where he now resides. In 1902 he added 80 acres, situated in section 15, Butler township. He carries on general farming. Mr. Moorman is a member of the Lutheran 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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