LEVI STALEY, farmer; P. 0. Alcony; born in Miami Co. March 27, 1840; is a son of Elias and Hannah (Ritter) Staley,
who were natives of Maryland, the ancestry supposed to have been from Switzerland; the father removed from Maryland
to Ohio in about 1802, and, in quite an early day, became a citizen of Bethel Township, this county, where he lived
and died; they were parents of seven children, of whom four are now living, viz., Simon, Andrew, John and Levi.
Mr. Staley, our subject, lived with his father till after his majority; in 1867, he was united in marriage with
Ann Thompson, daughter of Mark and Rebecca Thompson, who were natives of New York State; they were parents of seven
children, of whom six are now living, viz., Eleanor (now Widow Davis), William, Elmira (now Mrs. Bare), Ann, Giles
T. and Minerva (now Mrs. Cromer); Mr. Staley and wife have one child - Newton Kiefer. Mr. Staley, after his marriage,
located upon the farm where he now resides; he has 193 acres of land, of which 160 are in cultivation, with good
History of Miami County, Ohio
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Miamin County, Ohio Biographies
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