Biography of A. F. Rosenbury
Richland Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies

A. F. ROSENBURY was born in Columbiana County, Ohio, October 19, 1834. He is a son of William Rosenbury, a native of Virginia, born in 1800, passing most of his life in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, and dying in 1876. A. F. Rosenbury, the subject of this sketch, was reared by his grandfather, John Frederick, who gave him a fair education. He was married June 20, 1858, to Miss Margaret A. Forney, daughter of John and Mary (Shroy) Forney, residents of Tuscarawas County. Her death occurred December 20, 1880. The children by this marriage were Alice R. born May 31, 1860; Fremont J. C., March 31, 1863; Florence B., October 19, 1866; William E., February 16, 1870; Elmira J., March 14, 1873; Harry G., October 11, 1875. Mr. Rosenbury was married November 13, 1883, to Mrs. S. A. Doll, widow of Charles L. Doll, and daughter of Solomon and Anna (Metz) Swihart, natives of Stark County, Ohio. Her ancestors were among the early settlers of Maryland; her great grandfather Fombaugh was a soldier under Col. Crawford. Her marriage to Mr. Doll occurred November 17, 1868, three children resulting: Anna E. (deceased); Arthur, born September 27, 1870; Ida M., October 23, 1880. Mr. Doll was a machinist. He met his death by falling from the roof of a burning building February 22, 1880. Mr. Rosenbary rented five years, purchasing his present farm in 1864. It consists of eighty acres, and is well improved and cultivated, valued at $70 per acre. In politics, Mr. R. is a Republican. He is a prominent member of the United Brethren Church, having been Trustee of the same many years, also Superintendent of the Sunday school at present.

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

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