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    Isaac H. Wilt, grocer, Piqua. He is the son of Isaac, Sr., and Elizabeth Wilt, who were both natives of Pennsylvania, where she died in 1868; Isaac now survives in his native State. Their children were nine in number, Isaac H., being the second youngest; he was born in Adams Co., Penn., in 1846, and was raised to the life of a farmer's son; his education was obtained in the common schools of his native State; at the age of 20 he engaged in a grist- mill, which he followed three years in Pennsylvania; at this time he came West, engaging in a mill at Dayton, Ohio, where he was under the employ of a good milling firm a period of seven years; owing to his ill health, which had been brought on by exposure in the mill, he was necessitated to flee from its duties; this being in 1877; he came to Piqua and opened out his present business on south Main street, he carries a full line of groceries and notions, and has built up a healthy trade. In 1872, his marriage was celebrated with Flora A. Melhorn, who was born in Adams Co., Penn., in 1844 ; two daughters are the fruits of their union, Maggie M., and Imogene E.

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