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    Samuel J. Schauer, who is numbered among the substantial and progressive agriculturists of Concord township, was born in this township, and is a son of John Schauer, a native of Pennsylvania. John Schauer came to Miami county in early married life and settled in Concord township, where the balance of his life was passed in agricultural operations. He and his worthy wife, who was also a native of Pennsylvania, had three children: Hal, a resident of Troy; Clara; and Samuel J. Samuel J. Schauer received his education in the country school situated near his boyhood home in Concord township, and on reaching maturity adopted the vocation of farming for his life work. At the present time he is the owner of a flourishing farm of seventy-two acres, on which he is devoting himself to general farming and stock raising his efforts having met with the success that his industry and good management have deserved. His property has been developed until it is as productive soil as can be found in Miami county, and in its operation Mr. Schauer makes intelligent use of the most modern machinery and appliances. In 1882 Mr. Schauer married Eva Kern, who was born in Concord township, and educated here, and to this union there were born two children: Lizzie and Gleno, both of whom are deceased. Mr. Schauer has no relatives who actually participated in the World war, but distinguished himself by his generosity in supporting the various Liberty Loan drives, and in the accumulation of the Miami County War Chest. Mrs. Schauer died about 1900, Mr. Schauer was again married February 22, 1912, to Rhoda Frey, daughter of Thomas and Lena (Kuntz) Frey, of Shelby county, Ohio, and to this union there were born two children: Hazel Irene and Dorothea Lucille.

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