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John C. Glaze, farmer, is a son of Benjatiiin Glaze, who is mentioned elsewhere, and was born December 17, 1827, in Ross County, this state, from whence he came to this township when but two years of age, and has lived here since, making farming an occupation.

He was married, January 9, 1853, to Mary, daughter of Edward Smith, of Union Township, and who was born June 2, 1832. The union Was blessed by three children: Jesse B., born May 27, 1855; Edward A., born October 25, 1858 ; Charles, born September 16, 1862—all living.

His wife and himself are members of the United Brethren denomination, in which faith his parents died. Politically, he is a Democrat, and has held the oflices of township trustee, supervisor, and school director. He owns three hundred and sixty-five acres of land, on the Glaze road, four miles from Holland, in a good state of cultivation, which he farms to grain and stock, with good success. He has devoted himself to farming, and has noted and assisted in bringing about the great changes in the community, and is a good neighbor and respected citizen.


From R. S. Dills' History of Fayette County