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Source:
Historical Atlas
Paulding County, Ohio

ILLUSTRATED
Containing Maps of Paulding County, Townships, Towns and Villages,
Compiled by O. Morrow and F. W. Bashore
ALSO
Maps of the United States and State of Ohio.
Together with a Statement of the Settlement, Growth and Prosperity of the County,
Including a Personal and Family History of Many of its Prominent Citizens.
Illustrated
Madison, Wis.:
The Western Publishing Co.
1892

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  Auglaize Twp. -
JOHN VARNER, who is one of the enterprising citizens of Auglaize township, was born in this county Feb. 13, 1863, the son of Nathan Varner.  After receiving his education, John Varner, at the age of nineteen years, purchased land and began life for himself.  He was successful in his venture and in connection with his farming he is interested in a saw mill which is situated on his father's property.  He also owns a butcher shop at Pleasant Bend, Henry county, Ohio, where he is doing a thriving business.  He owns seventy acres of good land in his native township where he breeds fine horses.  Politically Mr. Varner is a republican and enjoys the esteem of his fellow citizens.
Source:  Historical Atlas of Paulding Co., Ohio - Publ. 1892 - Page 39
  Blue Creek Twp. -
WILLIAM H. VOGEL - Among the prominent farmers and stockraisers of Blue Creek township is William H. Vogel, born in Huron county, Ohio, Nov. 15, 1846, the son of Frederick and Adelia (Forbes) Vogel, natives of Germany and Connecticut, respectively.  The former came to America while young man, and located in Orange county, N. Y., where he followed farming.  He married in this county and then removed to Huron, where he became a well-to-do citizen, and at the time of his demise owned 350 acres of land.  He died in 1873, at the age of fifty-five years, his wife having preceded him to the grave in 1863, at the age of fifty-two years.  They were members of the Methodist Episcopal church during their lives.  Upon attaining his majority, William H. Vogel, after obtaining a common school education began the struggle of life as a farmer.  At the death of his father, the homestead farm was divided  between the brothers, and in 1884 our subject sold a part of his land and removed to the county of Paulding, where he purchased his present property of 147 acres.  Of this, Mr. Vogel has cleared 120 acres, and by his life of probity and industry has became one of the substantial men of the county.  When eighteen years of age he enlisted in the United States service, as a member of Company H, One Hundred and Sixty-sixth regiment of Ohio volunteer infantry.  He, with his regiment, was assigned to the army of the Potomac, and assisted in doing guard duty around Washington, D. C.  Mr. Vogel was married to Miss Margaret J., the daughter of Robert and Drucilla (Ringle) Willougby.  Four children have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Vogel, and their names are:  Chauncey O., Warner (deceased), Frederick and Eva G.
Source:  Historical Atlas of Paulding Co., Ohio - Publ. 1892 - Page 45

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