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    A.M. BERRYHILL, farmer, dealer in and shipper of stock; P.O. Fletcher; was born in Greene Co., Ohio, April 15, 1828, and brought up on his father's farm, where he assisted in clearing it. A. M. B.. in his boyhood days obtained no education, but since by continual practice and close application of mind to his business, he has now a fair business education; in 1853, he came to Miami Co. and purchased 80 acres of his present farm in Sec. 14, Brown Township, where he took it all from its wild state to a fine degree of cultivation, and erected a fine house, barn and other improvements. Mr. Berryhill has by talent and industry made gradual financial changes until he now owns about 700 acres of land in this and Shelby Cos., with sufficient capital to successfully carry on his business; he has since 1860 devoted his time to his present business, but in connection with it oversees a large amount of farming. Mr. Berryhill has, while residing in Brown Township, always been willing to aid and encourage all public interest to the welfare of the county or the vicinity in which he resides. His marriage with Sarah Brelsford was celebrated Oct. 13, 1853; she was born in Brown Township, Miami Co., Dec. 16, 1832, and died June 9, 1857; she was the mother of two children, one living, Theresa, now Mrs. J.D. Craven. Mr. Berryhill married for his second wife, Catherine Brelsford; she was born May 31, 1828; they have seven children, viz.; Sarah S., S. F., H. R., R. E., Mary M., Jennie B., deceased; and John L. Berryhill.

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