Biography of James P. Winbigler
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James P. Winbigler, deceased, was a representative citizen of Jeromesville, where he spent practically his entire life. He was born on a farm in Ashland County, Jan. 10, 1841.

The parents of James P. Winbigler died when he was a small child and, with his sisters, he was forced to depend upon his own resources. At the age of 19 years he had established himself in business at Loudonville. He was also the owner of a well improved farm.

On April 16, 1868, Mr. Winbigler married Miss Annie E. Norris, and to them were born six children, three of whom died in infancy. The three surviving are: Carrie M., born Jan. 1, 1870, the widow of Joshua F. Glenn, lives at Loudonville; John P., born March 15, 1872; and Louis A., born Oct. 3, 1873. Annie E. (Norris) Winbigler died Feb. 12, 1875. Mr. Winbigler was married (second) June 20, 1876, to Margaretta (Hammett) Glenn, the widow of James I. Glenn. She was the daughter of James and Anna Hammett. By her first marriage she had two daughters: Sadie E., born Sept. 3, 1863; and Mary A., born Sept. 10, 1865, died June 29, 1868.

Mr. Winbigler was a Democrat, and held membership in the Presbyterian Church.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

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