Biography of Henry C. Jury
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HENRY C. JURY is a native of this county, born in Antrim Township November 15, 1837. His parents were Abner and Priscilla (Winslow) Jury, natives of Virginia and New York respectively. They were married in this county in 1836, having come to Ohio with their parents a number of years before, settling in this county. They purchased a farm of 160 acres, and were the parents of seven children - Henry C., John B., Sarah J., Margaret, Samuel W., Olive and Cyrus (the latter deceased). The father died in 1851, aged forty years; the mother is still living, a resident of this county. in her sixty sixth year. After the death of his father, Mr. Jury assisted in maintaining the family till his twenty sixth year. He farmed rented land one year; bought and sold stock one year, and in 1866 removed to Missouri, where he purchased 180 acres in Henry County, where he resided eleven years. In 1877, he returned to this county; resided one year at Nevada, dealing in stock, and then engaged in farming on the old homestead, where he remained till October, 1883. when he purchased his present hotel property and engaged in that business. Mr. Jury was married, August 25, 1863, to Julia A. Roseberry, daughter of John and Amanda (Garrett) Boseberry, early settlers of Crawford County, and eight children have been born to them - Howard K., C. Edward, Clara A., Mary E., Olive J., Minnie G., John B. and Anna. Mr. Jury is a thorough Democrat, and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Mrs. Jury is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and both are highly respected as citizens.

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


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