Biography of Perry M. Shellhouse
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PERRY M. SHELLHOUSE was born in Butler County, Ohio, August 2, 1844. He is a son of Edward S. and Mary (Willis) Shellhouse, natives of New Jersey and Ohio respectively. His grandparents came to Butler County in 1808; moved to Connersville in 1811, and to this county in 1819. Their children were Katie, Edward S., Sallie, Lydia and George. Edward S. returned to Butler County, and was married, March 17, 1831, to Mary Willis. After several removals, they located permanently in this county, where Mr. Shelihouse died March 3, 1873, in his sixty eighth year. His wife died in Lovell, Ohio, January 3, 1884, in her seventieth year. Their family consisted of seven sons and four daughters: Sarah A., Edward S., Lydia, Conrad H., George W., Chandler W., Perry M., Louisa, Francis M., Mary E. and Amasa. Perry M., the subject of this sketch, obtained a good education, graduating at the Carey High School in 1865, since which time he has engaged to a considerable extent in teaching in this and adjoining counties. He spent several years in selling goods over the counter and by wagon, returning to Lovell in 1879, where he still resides, now engaged in the poultry business. He owns some town property, and is an industrious and enterprising citizen. A Democrat politically.

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


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