JAMES WAGONER. farmer; P. 0. Piqua; was born in Montgomery Co., Ohio, Sept. 14, 1824, and is a son of John Wagoner
who was a native of Ohio. born June 9. 1801, and died in 1874; in 1818, he located in Montgomery Co. In 1823 he
married Catherine Houser who was born in Virginia in 1805, and died in Montgomery Co., Ohio. in 1861; they were
the parents of seven children, of whom two are dead and five living, of whom James is the oldest: he was brought
up to farming received a limited education. Feb. 2. 1854 he married Miss Elizabeth Miller, who was born in Greene
Co., Ohio, and died Dec. 7, 1856 at the age of 27 years. One child was born to them. John F., born Nov. 18, 1854.
Our subject again married, for his second wife. Josephine McSherry, who was born in Piqua. May 3, 1845. They have
two children. viz., Catherine J. and Anna B. Mr. Wagoner came to this county in 1848, and has since bought 30 acres
of land in Sec. 17, on the Piqua & Urbana Pike.
History of Miami County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Co.
Miamin County, Ohio Biographies
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