Biography of Hamilton Dean
Mifflin Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies

HAMILTON DEAN was born in this county, April 30, 1844. He is a son of Abraham and Nancy (Simmerson) Dean, natives of New York; the former born August 10, 1808; the latter July 20, 1805. They were married January 11, 1827, and eight children were born to them, Mary, Isaac, Sophia, John, Martin, Edward, Hamilton and Eliza. Clarinda M. is deceased, having passed away July 6, 1835. The father came to this county in 1836 and died October 20, 1873, leaving 100 acres of land as an estate. The mother is still living, in her seventy eighth year. Hamilton Dean, the subject of this notice, was reared on the farm and early learned the lessons of industry. He was married March 3, 1866, to Miss Ruby Vanorsdall, daughter of Andrew and Katie Vanorsdall, and three children are the fruits of their union, Clemmie L., born April 2, 1870; Perry L., May 30, 1872; Orra E., June 23, 1878. Mrs. D. was born November 21, 1843. Mr. Dean resided with his father till 1870, and then purchased his present farm of eighty acres, which he has placed in excellent repair. He is a member of the Christian Union Church, and well respected by the citizens of his community.

The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884

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