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    John E. Lucas, farmer; P. O. Piqua. Mr. Lucas is a native of Virginia; is a son of Basil and Aphariba (Mussetter) Lucas they came from Virginia to Ohio in 1836, and located in Clinton Co., from which they removed to Greene Go., -and came to Miami Co. in 1860, purchased 265 acres of land, known as the Townsley farm, which has since been added, till now the farm contains 316 acres, in an .advanced state of cultivation, with good buildings and a nice gravel drive to the house, situated about a half-mile distant from the pike ; Mr. Basil Lucas, now in his 74th year, retired from active labor about twenty years since, and the farm is carried on by John E. and his brother Thornton H.; Mrs. Lucas' decease occurred in Greene Co.; she left four children; James W. (a resident of Michigan), the two brothers above mentioned, and Emma; upon the latter, the care of the house has devolved since the death of her mother.

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