History of Hocking Valley, Ohio -
by Inter-State Publishing Co.
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Laurel Twp. -
DAVID UNKLE, section
1, Laurel Township, was born in Tuscarawas County, Ohio,
Dec. 25, 1836. His father, Solomon Unkle, was a
pioneer of that county and died when David was eighteen
months old. His mother moved to Perry County when he was
three years old and there he was reared and received a limited
education in the common school. He came to Hocking County
in 1853, and by industry and frugality has acquired one of the
largest farms in Laurel Township. He has 600 acres all
well improved, with a handsome residence and commodious farm
buildlings, and is one of the wealthiest men of the township.
He was married when twenty years of age to Caroline Stroch,
a native of Hocking County. They are the parents of
ten children - Elizabeth A., Solomon, John, Ellen, June,
Daniel, Emma, Essie, Carrie and Charles.
Politically Mr. Unkle is a Democrat.
SOURCE: History of Hocking Valley, Ohio - Published
Chicago: by Inter-State Publishing Co. - 1883 - Page 1140