Paulding County, Ohio
Containing Maps of Paulding County, Townships, Towns and Villages,
Compiled by O. Morrow and F. W. Bashore
Maps of the United States and State of Ohio.
Together with a Statement of the Settlement, Growth and Prosperity of
Including a Personal and Family History of Many of its Prominent
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Auglaize Twp. -
HUBERT NAVEAU, SR., is a farmer and dealer in
general merchandise at Junction, Auglaize township. He first
saw the light in Monroe, Monroe county, Mich., May 4, 1826, the son
of Joseph and Mary (Bohema) Naveau Joseph Naveau
and Mary Bohema were natives of France, born near Paris.
They came to this country in 1794 and landed in the town of Monroe,
Mich., where they remained until the war of 1812, when Joseph
Neveau enlisted as a private soldier, taking his family to
Detroit, Michigan, while he served his country under Gen. Hull
He served until peace was declared, and saw Hull surrender to
the British. He then took his family back to Monroe, thence to
Toledo, then to Maumee City, Ohio, where he died in June 1844, at
the age of sixty-five. His wife, Mary, survived him and
drew a pension in her old age. She died at the age of
Ninety-three. Their children numbered eleven, all deceased but
the subject of our sketch and David of the entire state of
Washington. They were named Clarissa, Joseph, William,
Francis, Richard, Mary Ann, Mitchell, Mary and Caroline.
Hubert Naveau, Sr., started in life a poor man. He learned
the baker's trade and worked at it for eleven years in Toledo,
Cleveland, Perrysburg and Junction. In 1848 he permanently
located in Junction, Paulding county, Ohio. He married Mary
Ann Day in 1849. Six children were the result of this
union: Hubert, Jr., Emma (deceased), James L., Lillie V.,
Almeda and Harry S., all of whom are happily married as
follows: Hubert, Jr., to Jennie Shirley,
daughter of Judge Robert Shirley, of Paulding; James L.,
to Rhoda Hostel; Lillie V., first to Daniel Boor
(deceased), then to Stephen Rank of Sherwood; Almeda,
to George A. Heatley recorder of Defiance county; Harry S.,
to Tracy Holley, of Defiance county. Hubert N., Sr.,
has worked hard for all he has and his stock is of the best.
Consequently he is kept busy.
Source: Historical Atlas of Paulding Co., Ohio - Publ. 1892
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