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    Michael Fox, grocer, Piqua; born in County Clare, Ireland, in 1828, and is a son of Martin and Bridget (Flynn) Fox. They were both natives of Ireland, and in 1832, they emigrated to the Western Continent, locating in Jamestown, N. Y., where both died. At the time above given, when his parents came to America, Michael was left in his native country with his grandfather, until the age of 12 years, when he, too, came to Jamestown; he remained in New York until 1852, when he commenced to travel, engaging in various pursuits. He located in Piqua in 1871 in his present business, on the southwest corner of Wayne and High streets; here he has received a liberal patronage, and the confidence of many of the citizens of Piqua. In July, 1870, he married Johanna MeGannon. They have seven children, William, John, Matthew, Mary E., Anna B., Frances and Joseph M.

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