HIRAM TISOR, farmer; P. 0. Pleasant Hill; he was born on the banks of the Ohio River, ten miles above Cincinnati,
in 1812; he is of English extraction, and the son of Austin Timor, a native of England; Austin's father immigrated
to America when he was only 1 month old, landing in Charleston, S. C., where he purchased a team and began a journey
through the country, with a view of locating; change of climate and the hardships of the jouryney, proved too severe
for Mr. T. and wife, and they soon fell victims to disease and death, leaving four sons, of whom Austin was the
youngest; the three oldest disposed of the team and returned to England, leaving Austin, then an infant, in the
care of the trustees of the place; he was put under the paternal care of Isaac Poff; a German, and thus early acquired
the use of the German language; in his manhood, he emigrated to Ohio, locating near Cincinnati. Here he married
Susannah Wright, of South Carolina, who had emigrated to this State, with her parents, when only 16 years old;
he followed the hatter's trade and farming through life; he was a 1st Lieutenant in the war of 1812, at the close
of which he moved to Miami Co., locating just north of Covington; his death occurred here in his 63d year; his
wife dying in the prime of her life, in 1835. Our subject, reared on a farm, has made farming his life occupation.
In 1834, he married Phebe Greene. a native of Ohio; in 1837, he moved to his present place, where he has since
lived; his well improved farm is the result of his own industry and perseverance; his wife, Phebe, died Dec. 29,
1878; she was his faithful companion for nearly half a century; of the son and three daughters born to this union,
one daughter has died.
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Miamin County, Ohio Biographies
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