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HISTORY OF BROWN COUNTY, OHIO
A History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Churches,
Schools, Etc.; General and Local Statistics; Portraits of
Early Settlers and Prominent Men; History of the
Northwest Territory; History of Ohio; Map of
Brown County; Constitution of the
United States, Miscellaneous
Matters, Etc., Etc.
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Published:  Chicago:  W. H. Beers & Co.
1883
 

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  Clark Twp. -
DANIEL VANDAMENT, farmer, P. O. Hamersville, son of Benjamin and Susan (Shick) Vandament (see pioneer sketches, Clark Township), was born Sept. 1, 1813, in Brown County, Ohio.  He was married in 1853, to Mary Halfhill daughter of Absalom and Nancy Halfhill.  They have raised five children, three sons and two daughters, viz.:  Benjamin P., (one of the ablest and most successful teachers of the county), Amanda R., Charlie A., Minnie S. and John J.  Mr. Vandament is an old pattern of sobriety and honesty, a pillar of the Church and State, and a member of the Disciples Church.  As a life long Democrat, he has been often chosen as Trustee of the township and School Director.  He lives contentedly on his well-cultivated little farm.
Source: The History of Brown County Ohio - Chicago - W. H. Beers & Co. - 1883 - Page  195
  Pike Twp. -
R. R. VAUGHAN, merchant, Locust Ridge.  Among the business industries of the village of Locust Ridge, we mention that of Jones & Vaughan's dry goods and grocery store, which has been mentioned in the sketch of W. H. Jones in this work, he being one of the partners and R. R. Vaughan, our subject the other.  The partnership was entered into about 1880.  This firm carries a full line of dry goods and groceries, etc.  Mr. R. R. Vaughan was born in Highland County, Feb. 14, 1854, and is a son of Abraham and Mary E. Vaughan; his education was acquired in the common schools.  In March, 1875, he married Clara E. Jones, a native of Brown Co., Ohio.  To this union have been born three children - Edgar H., Mary E. and MabelMr. Vaughan is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, also a member of the Christian Church.  His future prospect are very flattering.
Source: The History of Brown County Ohio - Chicago - W. H. Beers & Co. - 1883 - Page  221

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