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    Enos Shellabarger, farmer; P. O. Piqua; born in Montgomery Co., Ohio, in 1845; is the son of Samuel and Elizabeth (Ward) Shellabarger, he being born in Pennsylvania and she in Ohio; Samuel the father, came from Pennsylvania, and located at New Carlisle, Clark Co., Ohio, where he followed the tanning business for about six years; thence to Covington, Miami Co., where he engaged in the mercantile trade for about six years; thence to, Montgomery Co., where he bought a farm, which he cultivated, residing there up to the present time; they are parents of twelve children, six of whom are now living; those deceased are John, James, Ira, Thomas, Joseph and Amanda; the living-Margaret, William Newton, Mary, Enos, Harriet and Mahlon. Enos, the subject of our sketch, remained with his parents until after his majority, when, on the 13th of June, 1861, he was united in marriage with Rebecca Weybright, daughter of Daniel and Nancy (Kinsey) Weybright who were both born in Ohio; by this union they have had eight children, viz., Elizabeth, Ada (now deceased), Elmer G., Ira W. (deceased), Alice, Gertrude, Hattie Bell, Maggie May, Almira and Leroy; Mr. Shellabarger, after his marriage, moved from Montgomery Co. to Miami Co., and located upon the farm on which he now resides ; he has 109 acres of good land, mostly in cultivation; has made many improvements, remodeled his barn, and now has very good buildings, comfortable and convenient, making him a nice and pleasant home; he is a member of the German Baptist Church.

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