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    GEORGE MUMFORD, farmer; Alcony P.O.; born in Maryland Feb. 16, 1812; is a son of John and Hannah Mumford; he was born in England, his wife being born in Maryland; he lived and died in Maryland; the mother came to this county, where she died; they were pa rents of fourteen children, of whom three are now living, viz., Hannah, George and Miranda. The subject of this sketch, in the fall of 1833, came to Muskingham Co., Ohio, where he remained about one year, then returned to Maryland, and was united in marriage, Aug. 6, 1835, with Ruth Ann, daughter of Isaac and Ruth Ann Martin, both natives of Maryland; by this union they had ten children, of whom eight are living, viz., Martha, Josephine, Wilber Harrison, Isaac, Maria M., George, Melissa, and Clara Bell ; after Mr. Mumford's marriage, he came to Ohio and located in Muskingham Co., but afterward removed to Miami Co., where he has since resided; he has been a resident upon the farm where he now lives some twenty-five years; he has 416 acres in one body, constituting three farms, all having good buildings; this estate he has accumulated by his own labor, industry, and economy, having commenced in life with comparatively nothing but a good constitution, energy, and a determination to make a home and the comforts of life, which he has abundantly accomplished.

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