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Biography of Manley Bozarth

W. H. Beers [Chicago, 1883]

Page 1036

MANLEY BOZARTH, farmer, P.O. South Solon, was born in White County, Ind., May 31, 1830, and is a son of Lot and Nancy (Ray) Bozarth. The former was born in Virginia in 1792, and the latter in Maryland in 1802. He was one of the earliest settlers of Madison County, Ohio, having emigrated to Ohio when young. Our subject was twenty years of age when he began farming for himself, and he has been engaged in that occupation and trading in stock ever since. His father died April 17, 1872, his mother, March 12, 1878. He was united in marriage with Mary Jane Shepard December 24, 1857. She was born in Madison County, Ohio, Febraury 24, 1839, adn to their union seven children have been born – Addison, born February 10, 1859; James, born June 2, 1860; Albert M., born April 10, 1863; Charles L., born November 27, 1865; John, born October 20, 1867; Jessie Belle, born February 19, 1871, and Nathan Clark, born April 14, 1875.

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