John F. Barth was born in Hanover, Ger., in 1800, and came to Baltimore, Md., in 1836, where lie remained about four years, when he came to New Bremen and settled on sec. 6, German township. Here, with his wife and four children, he commenced the building of a home in the woods, and remained upon the old farm until 1865. He reared a family of ten children, six of whom are still living.



From "History of Auglaize County, Ohio, with the Indian History of Wapakoneta, and the First Settlement of the County", Robert Sutton, Publishers, Wapakoneta, 1880