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    William H. Cadwallader, farmer and teacher; P. O. Pleasant Hill; he was born in Adams Co. in 1844, and was a son of John Cadwallader, who was born in Bedford Co., Va., Dec. 31, 17 99; he emigrating first to the Kanawha Salt Works, where he remained about two years, and then came to this State; he located first in Highland Co., in which and Adams joining, he lived till he came to this county in the fall of 1856; he settled here on the southwest portion of See. 13, and in this township passed the remainder of his life, his death occurring April 21 1879, aged 79 years 3 months and 2 days ; he was a minister of the German Baptist Church for fifty-five years, and during the latter five years of his life was a minister of the Congregational Brethren Church of Pleasant Hill, of which he was the founder; he was a man who taught the principles of Christianity, not only by precept, but by his daily walk, and his death was a loss to the church and community. He was married to Anna King about 1823; she was born in 1801 in Virginia, she moved to Highland Co., Ohio, With her parents, when she was quite small: her death occurred July 25, 1864, or 1865; six sons and four daughters were the issue of this union. The subject of this sketch is the ninth child of the family, and was reared on the farm, his early education was received in the common school of his day, and so well did he improve his time, that he qualified himself for the profession of teaching, which he entered about 1865; this profession he has since continued during the winter months, devoting his summers to farming; he finds his political creed in the Republican party, and his religious creed in the Congregational Brethren Church, of which he is Secretary.

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