Biography of John W. McCleary
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JOHN W. McCLEARY is a native of Franklin County, Penn., born February 2, 1840. His father, Mathew, was born March 8, 1812, and died in February, 1879. His mother, Susanna, was born June 13, 1816, and still survives. Seven of the nine children are yet living, John W., Mar tha J., wife of Charles Hunter; Sarah, wife of Morris Owens; Leali, wife of George Hawkins; Isaiah, Joshua, Jemima, wife of Daniel Fox. The pnrents came to this county in 1847, and purchased 200 acres of land on which they resided till Mr. McCleary's death. John W., our subject, was brought up on the farm above mentioned. In 1865, he purchased 100 acres, to which he has since added forty acres, all in good condition as to soil, buildings, etc. He married July 18, 1861, Miss Anna D. Englehart, of Terre Haute, Ind., daughter of Martin and Christina Englehart, born April 4, 1843. Their six children are Eliza J., born April 19, 1862; Silas W., August 9, 1863; Amanda E., October 22, 1867; Sylvia J., December 9, 1869; Herschel V., December 22, 1871; Marietta C., July 1, 1874. Mr. and Mrs. McCleary are members of the Christian Union Church, aiid also of the Patrons of Husbandry.

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


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