ISAAC A. BEALS, farmer; P. 0. Troy; born in Pennsylvania Nov. 26, 1831 is a son of. Henry and Mary (Day) Beals,
who were natives of Pennsylvania, where the grandparents were also born. Henry and Mary removed from Pennsylvania
to this county in the spring of 1834, and located in Elizabeth Township. They were the parents of five children,
of whom three are now living, viz., Jane Ann, Eliza and Isaac A. The parents died in this township, he June 22,
1853. and she Jan 20, 1856. Mr. Beals lived with his parents till their death. On Jan. 31, 1856. he married Miss
Mary C., daughter of John and Ellen Gearheart. By this union, they had one child. viz., James Nelson. Mr. Beals
lost his wife June 12, 1858. On Sept. 11, 1859 he was married to Miss Nancy, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Rowed,
he being a native of Pennsylvania. and she of Ohio. By this marriage they have had one child. viz., Henry R. Mr.
Beals, after his marriage, bought 50 acres of land on Sec. 15, where he resided till 1867, when he bought the farm
upon which he now lives; in this farm he has 202 acres of fine land. 175 acres in cultivation, with good buildings
and improvements. In justice to Mr. Beals we would add that their fine property has been made mainly by his own
labor and industry. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, having been such for twenty four years, and
his wife has been connected with the Christian Church for twenty nine years.
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Miamin County, Ohio Biographies
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