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    Henry C. Knoop, farmer; P. O. Casstown; he was born in Miami County Dec. 4, 1842, and is a son of Daniel H. Knoop, whose sketch and family history appear in full in this work. Henry, our subject, lived with his father till his marriage, which was duly celebrated Feb. 24, 1869, in which he was united with Almeda Odaffer, who was born Dec. 7, 1848, and is a daughter of John and Mary (Sword) Odaffer, who were born in Pennsylvania and came to this county at quite an early day; they were parents of nine children, of whom six are now living, viz., Elizabeth, now Mrs. John Price, living in Clark County, Ohio; Catharine, now Mrs. M. Bennett, living in Springfield, Ohio; David, deceased; Harriet, now Mrs. J. Routzan; Eleanor, deceased; Sarah, now Mrs. Alexander Long; Emiline, now Mrs. William Beamer, living in Iowa; Mary, married to D. J. Whitmore, but now deceased; and Almeda J. Henry C. and wife have had two children, viz., Charles V., born June 8, 1871, and Mary C., born Nov. 11, 1872. After Mr. Knoop's marriage, he located upon the farm where he now resides, of 118 acres, with good buildings, constituting a pleasant farmer's residence. Mr. Knoop is Township Treasurer, and has held the office of Township Trustee for two terms. Mr. Knoop and his wife are members of the Lutheran Church, their membership extending over a period of nine years.

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