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Biography of James Henry

W. H. Beers [Chicago, 1883]

Page 1049

JAMES HENRY, farmer, P.O. Range. Hugh Henry and Mary Henry, his wife, parents of James Henry, came from Virginia to Ohio in 1801. They had eight children, of whom two sons and two daughters survive. Our subject was the oldest son. He was raised on the farm and has chosen farming as the occupation of his life. In 1863, he married Mary A. McClemons, and by her has had four children, viz.: Beatrice, born January 19, 1865; Ella M., born May 15, 1868; William, born March 23, 1870, and Nettie, born September 14, 1874. Mr. Henry lived with his parents until twenty-three years of age, when he farmed as a renter for four or five years, after which he moved onto his present farm of 194 acres. He is a prominent member of the society of Grangers, with which he has been connected since 1875. He is a Republican in politics, and for some time acted as School Director.

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