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    J. H. CODDINGTON, farmer and stock-raiser; P.O. Conover; was born on his present farm Sept. 6, 1849, and is a son of David Coddington, who was born in Hamilton Co., Ohio, in 1818, and in 1847, came to Miami Co., settling on Sec. 2, Brown Township; two years later, he purchased 80 acres of land, improved and cultivated the same until his death, which occurred in the fall of 1860, leaving a wife and four children to mourn his loss; his widow, Mary (Hill) Coddington, was born in Hamilton Co., Ohio, February, 1832; she married Thomas Roberts; they now reside in her native county. Our subject was raised to the life of a farmer's son, and obtained a common school education; since 1873, he has been gradually purchasing the shares of the home farm, of which he now owns all but the mother's interest, and is engaged in cultivating his property. Sept. 5, 1867, his marriage was celebrated with Jane Morris, who was born in Champaign Co., Ohio, and is two years her husband's junior. Their children are Edwin F., born June 24, 1870; Alva T., July 5, 1873; and Calvin H., March 6, 1877. Mrs. Coddington is a daughter of Calvin and Lydia Morris, who were both natives of Hamilton Co., Ohio, and were the parents of nine children, of whom eight are now living.

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