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    John G. Lindley, farmer; P. O. Piqua; born in Spring Creek Twp., Miami Co., Aug. 30,1838; is a son of Daniel and Eleanor (Goble) Lindley; he was born July 12, 1800, and came here in a very early day with his father, Zenas Lindley, who entered 85 acres of land in Sec. 7, Spring Creek Twp., and settled on it with more Indians than whites for neighbors; Daniel and his brother, Demas, did the principal part of the clearing, and, when grown to manhood, Daniel entered 80 acres adjoining the home farm on the north; of this, he cleared about 55 acres. On the 9th of June, 1825, he married Jane Constable, with whom he had one child, which died in infancy. And March 15, 1827, he was united in marriage with Eleanor Gobel, born July 12, 1800; by this union, they had nine children - William and James, deceased, Jane, Caleb, Abram, John G., Ellen, Susan and Jeremiah; John always remained at home and followed farming, which, by his industry and skill, he makes a success. On June 1, 1865, he married Laura A. Birely, who was born in Piqua, Miami Co., Dec. 25, 1848; the fruits of this union are five children - William M., born May 24, 1866; Edward F., Oct. 1, 1868; Charles L., June 6, 1871; Mary E., Sept. 5, 1874; Jennie A., July 5, 1877.

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