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.
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Miamin County, Ohio Biographies
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