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Name Wallace H. STOUGH
Birth 26 Nov 1840, Portage County, OH
Father Lyman P. STOUGH (1813-1869)
Mother Mary Ann MERCER (~1815-1845)
Birth Richland County, OH
Mother Mary BUTTS
Children Leland I.
Florence B.
Notes for Wallace H. STOUGH
7: page 736-737: WALLACE H. STOUGH was born in Portage County, Ohio, November 26, 1840, the eldest of three children born to Lyman and Mary (Mercer) Stough, both natives of Portage County, Ohio. In 1843, Lyman Stough removed with his family to Jefferson Township, in this county, where he purchased a farm, remaining until the death of Mrs. Stough, which occurred in 1846. He afterward disposed of this property and bought a farm in Superior Township, living there until 1860, when he sold the farm and removed to Stryker, where he resided until death called him away, December 26, 1869. Wallace H. attended school until fourteen years of age, when he went to West Unity, in this county, and served a three years' apprenticeship with Michael Pifer at the harness and saddler's trade; then removing to Bryan, working summers at his trade and attending school during the winter seasons. In November, 1864, Mr. Stough and Miss Louisa Kitzmiller were wedded. She is the daughter of Adam and Mary (Butts) Kitzmiller, both natives of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Stough is a native of Richard County, Ohio, and the mother of four children-Leland I., Franlin, Frederick and Forence B. Mr. Stough came to Stryker in 1858 and established himself in the harness and saddlery business, where he has remained, meeting with success and filling a sphere of popularity and usefulness. He is a member of the Town Council of Stryker, and shares the confidence of her citizens.
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