Biography of David Manson
Miami County, Ohio Biographies

DAVID MANSON, farmer, now Township Trustee; P. 0. Piqua; was born in this county in 1823, and is a son of Morton Manson, who was born in Pennsylvania Jan. 5, 1796; early in the nineteenth century he came with his parents to this county, where he, on Dec. 31, 1818, married Catherine Smith, who was born June 25, 1796; she died about 1855, and he in the same month followed her to her long resting place. David was brought up to farming, and received an ordinary education, and, in 1848, married Elizabeth Covanlt. who was born in Montgomery Co., Ohio, in 1833, and is a daughter of Thomas B. and Phebia Covault; he was a native of this county, and she of Virginia; David Manson and wife are the parents of eight children, viz., Catherine, Clara C., James L., John H., Iza A., Earle W., Memery M. and Rilla M; in 1857, they located where they now live, and own 80 acres of land in Sec. 12; he has for nine years held his present office of Township Trustee.

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

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