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    WILLIAM LIEDEL, barber, Troy. William Liedel is the most popular barber in Troy; he was born and reared in Cincinnati, his father. Peter Liedel, being the first white barber in that city;, he was married to Miss Julia Leitz, in Baden-Baden, Germany; they emigrated to Cincinnati in 1831; their children were seven in number -- Peter, William, Frank, Julia, Louisa, Arnelia and John; of the whole family, there are none living except the subject of this sketch; he has for more than a quarter of a century been engaged in the tonsorial business, and is, without doubt, the finest barber in the county; his parlors are on Market street, near the public square, Troy, Ohio; he employs four skilled workmen, and does the business of the city. His marriage to Miss Charlotta Wasserman was celebrated in 1867; her parents, John and Mary Wasserman, were among the old settlers of Troy; Mr. W. left a large estate at the time of his death. William Liedel and wife have no children, but have lately adopted a son, who is named after his foster father. Mr. Liedel was one of the first to respond to his country's call for troops during the late civil war; he enlisted in Co. C, 6th O. V. I., and at the expiration of his term of service, re-enlisted in the same company and regiment; participated in the battles of Stone River, Shiloh, Perryville and Rich Mountain; was also with Sherman on his march to the sea; he was twice wounded at Stone River and Shiloh; he was honorably discharged at the close of the war, and is entitled to a place among the heroes of our country.

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