Biography of Godfred Lininger
Pitt Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies

GODFRED LININGER was born in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, August 22, 1843, son of John and Mary (Struan) Lininger, who emigrated from Germany about 1814, locating in Upper Sandusky. The father died December 11, 1871; the mother still survives. Godfred resided with his parents for twenty five years, farming and operating a threshing machine. His first wife, Addie, died August 1, 1879, leaving five children, Frank W., born May 23, 1809; Mary M., born April 9, 1873; Harry D., March 1, 1876; Carrie V., October 29, 1878; Elnora M. is deceased. Mr. Lininger was again married, February 19, 1880, to Arinda C. Eakin, born March 29, 1856, daughter of James and Mary E. (Weatherby) Eakin, three children resulting, Thomas B., born December 2, 1880; Bertha E., March 31, 1882, and Godfred, July 26, 1883. Mr. Lininger rented his father's farm one year, then purchased forty acres of the James farm; where he resided two years, and purchased his present farm of forty acres in 1874. He has made many improvements, building a ftne bank barn in 1883. He is a Democrat in politics, and himself and wife both church members.

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