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    H. S. CARMONY, farmer and manufacturer of drain tile; P.O. Conover; was born in Montgomery Co., Ohio, March 15, 1815, and is a son of Jacob Carmony, who was born in Pennsylvania Oct. 6, 1790; he was raised to farm labor and distilling; early in the nineteenth century emigrated with his parents to Ohio, and settled near Centerville, Montgomery Co., where his parents died at an advanced age. Jacob Carmony, during the war of 1812, was engaged in manufacturing liquors to supply the army; in 1813, he married Mary Stansell, who was a native of Kentucky, born in 1796, and emigrated to Ohio about 1810; they both died in Montgomery Co., he in 1872, and she three years later. Mr. H. S. Carmony was brought up to farm pursuits; at the age of 22, he began coopering, which trade he followed five years; in 1842, he came to Miami Co., located on his present farm in Se. 7, Township 2, Range 12, where he has since resided; in 1872, he erected his tile factory and engaged in operating the same, which has produced an annual income of about $2000. March 20, 1842, he married Miss S.E. Munger, who was born in Warren Co., Ohio, July 3, 1823; they have had twelve children of whom six are living. Mr. Carmony has recently been elected Township Trustee, which office he also held in 1861.

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