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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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MICHAEL G. ZIEGLER, farmer, P. O. Arnheim, was born on the farm now owned by himself, located between Straight Creek and the Ripley & Arnheim pike June 17, 1832.  His father, Michael L. Ziegler, was a native Germany (Bavaria), coming to Brown County in the spring of 1829, and locating with his family in Franklin Township.  This was the fourth German family to settle in the township.  He first "squatted" on the farm now owned by Charles F. Shotzman, and subsequently located on the farm now owned by our subject.  He was a prominent German farmer of Franklin Township till his death, which occurred Apr. 9, 1881, at the advanced age of ninety-one years.  He married Louisa Schwab, also a native of Bavaria, who bore him seven children, five sons and two daughters, only three of whom are living.  Mr. Ziegler remained at home until nineteen years of age, when he made a visit to his elder brothers at New Orleans.  He followed boating for seven or eight years, and then traveled extensively over the West; was a drover two or three years, and on Feb. 9, 1854, married Mary A. Meyers, a native of this township.  He subsequently purchased two farms, the two containing about ninety-five acres.  Mr. Ziegler is a member of the Masonic fraternity at Russellville, and Franklin Lodge, Patrons of Husbandry.  His political views are strongly Democratic.  He has served as Township Assessor two years.  Mr. and Mrs. Ziegler have seven children living - Victor F., L. Alonzo, Albert W., E. Clifford, S. Jerome, Mary Louella and Anthanora.
Source: The History of Brown County Ohio - Chicago - W. H. Beers & Co. - 1883 - Page 212

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