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    Jacob Fetter, farmer; P. O. Bradford. Jacob Fetter, a son of Samuel Fetter, a native of Huntingdon Co., Penn., emigrated to Ohio in the year 1811, and located in Newton Township, Miami Co.; lived there until 1816 ; moved into Newberry Township, and purchased a farm known as the Yount farm. The subject of this sketch was born upon the Yount farm April 13, 1818; his early life was spent in assisting his father upon the farm; he knows something of the hardships that the early pioneers had to endure; he has always lived in the same school district, but not on the same farm; he owns a good farm lying west of the one mentioned, and west of Stillwater. Mr. Fetter has twice been married; first, Dec. 18, 1838, with Miss Maria, a daughter of John Hagan. Mrs. Fetter died May 29, 1848, leaving four children, viz., Nancy, Catharine, Hannah and John H. His second-marriage was celebrated Dec. 19, 1850, with Miss Catharine, a daughter of Jacob Brumbaugh. From this union they had three children-Emma V., Mary F. and Samuel A. M. Mr. Fetter has held several public offices; was Trustee, Land Appraiser and Assessor for several terms each. His father was either the first or second Justice of the Peace of Newberry Township.

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