Jacob Driver, farmer; P. O. Pleasant Hill; was born in York Co. Penn., Sept. 16, 1828; his father, Jacob, was born in York Co., Penn., where he passed his entire life, his death occurring in 1855. He was married to Mary Strickler, of York Co., who was born in 1800, and died in 1874; they had three daughters and two sons, all of whom still survive. The subject of this sketch is the fourth child of the family. He remained at home till shortly after the death of his father, when he found his way in to Juniata Co.; from there, in 1860, he took up his journey westward, and located in Covington, Miami Co. After one year's residence here, he moved to Darke Co., near Union City, where he remained two years, and returned to this county; and after a temporary stay of about one year in Covington, he moved to Henry Deeter's farm. In 1867, he purchased his present place, consisting of 80 acres ; he has cleared nearly one-half of it. He finds his religious creed in the "Brethren in Christ" Church. He was married in Pennsylvania in 1858 to Frances Moist, of Juniata Co. Her parents still live in her native place. Four daughters and three sons have been born to this union, one son dying in infancy.

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