Biography of Simon Estey
Miami County, Ohio Biographies





SIMON ESTEY, farmer; P. O. Troy; was born in Miami Co. January, 1824, and is the son of David and Ann bstey, who were born in New Brunswick, but came to this county, about 1823, and located in Lost Creek Township; the grandfather was also a native of New Brunswick; David and Ann were parents of eleven children, of whom ten are now living, viz., James, Michael, Charles, George, Simon, William, Mary, Lucy, Jotham and Maria; Mr. Estey remained with his father till 1844. In September of that year, he was united in marriage with Sarah M. Deweese, daughter of Joshua and Mary Deweese; he was born in Virginia; his wife was the first female white child born in this county, as mentioned in sketch of H. G. Deweese in this work, her father being one of the earliest settlers in the county, and her ancestors coming from Wales at a very early day; Mr. Estey, after his marriage, located on one of his father's farms in Lost Creek Township, where he lived about four years; then bought a farm in Staunton Township, where he remained for nineteen years; sold out and bought the farm upon which he now resides; he owns 130 acres of excellent land on the Miami Bottoms with fine buildings all in good condition.

From:
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Chicago 1880


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