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Source: 
History of Hocking Valley, Ohio -
Published Chicago:
by Inter-State Publishing Co.
1883

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  Laurel Twp. -
DAVID ZEIGLER, son of Andrew and Elizabeth Zeigler, is a native of Muskingum County, Ohio, born June 29, 1816.  He resided at home till twenty-one years of age, receiving the education afforded in the subscription schools of the pioneer days.  He was married February, 1840, to Elizabeth Bell, of Muskingum County.  Ten children have been born to them, six now living - Jane, Sarah, Joanna, William B., Eva and Charles.  Frances, Joseph, Minerva and Mary are deceased.  In 1851 Mr. Zeigler came to Hocking County, settling on the farm of 154 acres where he now resides.  He is a member of the United Brethren Church, and has been a Class-Leader and Trustee.  Politically he is a Republican.
SOURCE:  History of Hocking Valley, Ohio - Published Chicago: by Inter-State Publishing Co. - 1883 - Page 1142
  Good Hope Twp. -
DAVID ZELLER, farmer and stock-raiser, was born in Good Hope Township on the place where he now resides, Aug. 4, 1836, and is the son of Jacob and Catherine Zeller, who were among the pioneers of this township.  He was reared on the farm, received his early education in the common schools, and has always remained on the place of his birth.  He was married Feb. 24, 1859, to Miss Mary Fulmer, daughter of John and Rickey Fulmer, residents of Fairfield County.  They have eleven children - Daniel H., Jacob I., Ellen S., Lina M., Addie C., Cora C., Harvey E., Alice E., Charles H., Homer W. and Orion E.  Mr. Zeller has a fine farm containing 157 acres of improved land on which he has erected a very pleasant residence.  He has held the office of Township Trustee several years.  He has ever taken a lively interest in the matter of education.  Mr. Zeller and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church.  He is a member of I. O. O. F., Hocking Valley Lodge No. 262, located at Logan.  Politically Mr. Zeller is a Republican.
SOURCE:  History of Hocking Valley, Ohio - Published Chicago: by Inter-State Publishing Co. - 1883 - Page 1147
  Good Hope Twp. -
JACOB ZELLER was born in Pennsylvania, Jan. 6, 1801, and is the son of John and Elizabeth Zeller, who came to Hocking County in 1804 and located at Enterprise.  At that time there were only three families in this vicinity.  They remained there until his mother's death, and shortly after his father came to Good Hope Township, and at the time of his death was living with his son on the place where he now resides.  Our subject was reared on a farm and remained with his parents until he was about twenty-three years of age, then came to Good Hope Township and settled on the place where he now resides.  He was married May 12, 1822, to Miss Catherine Goss, daughter of Martin Goss, a resident of this township.  They have had ten children, seven still living - Benjamin, Henry, Margaret, Jacob N., David, Catherine and SarahMary, Eliza and Asa are deceased.  Mrs. Zeller died Jan. 4, 1874.  He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, as was also his wife.  Mr. Zeller retains his strength remarkably for a man of his years, and by his integrity ahs always won the respect of his fellow citizens.
SOURCE:  History of Hocking Valley, Ohio - Published Chicago: by Inter-State Publishing Co. - 1883 - Page 1147
  Falls Twp. including Falls-Gore and City of Logan -
JACOB N. ZELLER, farmer, fourth son of Jacob and Catharine (Goss) Zeller, was born in Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Apr. 24, 1835, and lived with his parents until manhood, and received a common-school education.  At the age of twenty years he rented a farm in Falls Township and lived there until 1867, when he purchased a farm.  Two years later he sold his farm and in 1869 purchased the one where he resides, near Enterprise.  Aug. 2, 1855, he married Elizabeth, daughter of Frederick and Leah (Fought) Friesner, of Fails Township.  They have two children - Emily F. and Leah C.  Naomi died at the age of twenty-four years, and Daniel H. at the age of twenty-two years.  Mr. and Mrs. Zeller are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
SOURCE:  History of Hocking Valley, Ohio - Published Chicago: by Inter-State Publishing Co. - 1883 - Page 1101 - Chapt. XXXVI - Falls Twp., including Falls-Gore & City of Logan

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