J. T. Dominy,farmer, P.O. Plain City, was born in Darby Township September 24, 1820; he is a son of Jeremiah and Abigail (Norton) Dominy, natives of York State, who emigrated to Ohio in 1812. His father died in February, 1865, and his mother in 1830. His grandfather, James Norton, emigrated from York State in 1812. Our subject owns 180 acres of land one mile southwest of Amity, and by occupation is a farmer. In politics, he is a Republican, and he has filled different offices in the township. He was married September 24, 1848, to Martha, daughter of Abram and Chloe (Marsh) Scrubner, natives of York State, of English descent. By this union their children were Clide, wife of Hiram Douglas; Julia, wife of J. Forshee; Eva, Harry and Emmett. Hiram Douglas, son-in-law of our subject, was a member of Company G, One Hundred and Seventy Ohio Volunteer Infantry, under Capt. J. Haynes, and acting Sergeant for three months. Mr. Dominy and wife are members of the Universalist Church.


From HISTORY OF MADISON COUNTY - W. H. Beers [Chicago, 1883]