Biography of David D. Wine
Miami County, Ohio Biographies





DAVID D. WINE, minister and farmer; P. 0. Covington; was born in Augusta Co., Va., in 1839. Jacob Wine, his father, also a native of Virginia, married Elizabeth Garber, of Maryland, who, with her parents, came to Virginia when 5 years of age. Jacob W. was a farmer, and raised a family of nine children, all now living, he died in December, 1878, aged 79. Mrs. W. died November, 1874; they were for many years prominent members of the German Baptist Church. David D. was raised on the farm, obtaining a common school education. In July, 1861, he was conscripted in the rebel army, serving until December. Being a Union man and his services again demanded for the rebel army, he fled, escaping on foot across the mountains to West Virginia from there went to Montgomery Co., Ohio, where he was employed as a farm laborer, and attended school during the winter. In December, 1873, he located upon his present place, where he has a fine farm, under good improvement. For four years he has been a minister of the German Baptist Church, and has been promoted to the second degree in the ministry. Feb. 19, 1865, he married Susan Miller, of Montgomery Co.; they are the parents of two sons and three daughters.

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


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