H. B. Crumrine, miller, Pleasant Hill; he was born in Darke Co. in 1855, and is the son of Jacob an Susannah Crumrine; Jacob C. was born in Montgomery Co. in 1811; he was the eighth child of a family of eleven children, whose father was Peter C.; he was a native of Greene Co., Penn., and immigrated to Ohio in 1806 or 1807, and located on Wolf Creek, in Montgomery Co. He was married to Elizabeth Ringer; Peter C. pioneered his way into Darke Co., and settled in German Township in 1818; in this vicinity he and his wife passed the remainder of their days, he dying in 1860 at the age of 86 1/2 years, and she about 1858, at the age of 82 years; the subject of this sketch has made farming his life occupation; he lived in Darke Co. until 1873, when he moved to his present place and purchased the Sugar Grove Mill, which he has since been operating; at the time of purchase, there was attached to it a saw- mill, but in February, 1879, the two were burned down; they have since been replaced by a large, fine flouring-mill, with the latest improvements; he is a minister of the Congregational Brethren Church of Pleasant Hill. He was married to Susanah Kunkle, of Pennsylvania, a daughter of Michael and Mary Kunkle, early settlers of Darke Co.; they have had eight sons and four daughters, three of whom have died. The subject of this sketch lived on a farm till 1873, when he came to his present place, and has since been operating his father's mill.

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