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    John H. Wilgus, farmer; P. O. Casstown; born in Warren County, Ohio Oct. 5, 1831; he is a son of Thomas and Anna (Hunt) Wilgus, whose sketch appears in full in this work. Mr. Wilgus, our subject, lived with his father till his marriage, which event occurred Aug. 23, 1856, when he was united with Dulcina Frazee, daughter of Lewis and Rebecca (Wolcott) Frazee, who were both born in Ohio, the Frazee family and Wolcotts being among the early settlers of Miami County; the ancestry of the Frazee family was originally from France and, of the Wolcott family, from Wales; Lewis and Rebecca were the parents of eight children, of whom five are now living, viz., Jerusha, now Mrs. John Mitchell of Brown Township; Dulcina; Moses, living in Urbana, Illinois; Sarah, now Mrs. Sise, living in Champaign County, Illinois; and Morris, living in Illinois. Mr. Wilgus and wife, by this union, have had nine children, six of whom are now living, viz., Lewis F., John Franklin, G. Rousseau, Thomas, Ralph, and William. After his marriage, Mr. Wilgus first located on the Frazee farm, where they lived till about 1864 when he came to his present location, where he has since resided; he has 152 acres of excellent land, upon which he has erected a fine brick house, constituting a beautiful farmer's residence. Mr. Wilgus, politically, is a Republican; has been Township Trustee and held several other offices.

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