Ezra Park; farmer; PO Bellefountaine; was born on the same farm on which he now resides, Nov 10, 1836; is the eldest of two children living, born to James and Elizabether V. (MARQUIS) PARK.  James Park was born in Belmont County, in November, 1812; his wife in Washington County, Pa, in 1810.  The family settled upon this farm about the year 1836, where he died Nov. 20, 1871; she, Dec. 21, 1851.  Her parents are Martin and Catherine (BAUGHMAN) WINGERD; he was born in Franklin County, Pa; his wife also.  They are residents of Knox County.  Ezra, like his father, has always been a democrat.  He has 111 acres of land located in this township.


History of Logan County and Ohio, Beers p. 764 published 1880