JOHN P HALLER held the office of County Surveyor nine years, was County Auditor four years, and has served as City Engineer of the city of Lima. He was born in Franklin County, Penn., Feb. 9, 1827, and came to Allen County with his parents, Samuel and Elizabeth Haller, in 1839. Children of Samuel and Elizabeth Haller: Jacob B., Samuel, Elizabeth, Catharine and John P. His wife is Elizabeth, daughter of Christian and Elizabeth Koser, whose children are Susan, Jacob, Henry, Catharine, Elias, Leah, Elizabeth and Sarah. Mrs. Haller was born in Franklin County, Penn., Dec. 31, 1831. Mr. Haller's parents resided successively in Lancaster and Franklin Counties, Penn., and Licking, Fairfield and Allen Counties, Ohio. Mrs. Haller's parents still reside in Franklin County, Penn. Children of John P. and Elizabeth Haller: Sylvia Ann, Emma Elizabeth, Samuel Christian, Jane Golay, William Tell (deceased), and Henry Sanford.


1875 Historical Atlas of Allen County, Ohio by H H Hardesty & Co. Publishers, Chicago.