John Lenox was born in Fairfield County, Ohio, Oct. 18, 1809. When he had attained the age of two years his father settled near Sidney. He was married in 1881, and in 1833 bought a farm in Pusheta township, about two and one-half miles from Wapakoneta, where he still resides. He has reared a large family, of whom six children are still living. After providing for his children he has still over two hundred acres of land, all the result of toil and economy, as he came to the wilderness and acquired all his possessions by his own efforts.



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