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AMOS KLINGLER, farmer, P.O. Ada, was born in Perry County, Ohio, July 12, 1842. He is a son of D.A. and Sarah (Brosius) Klingler. Both parents are natives of Ohio and are of German lineage. His father came to Hardin County in 1848, and settled in Liberty Township, which at that time was all a wilderness, where he followed farming the rest of his life. Our subject was brought up on the farm and received a limited education from the common schools. In his youth he chose the occupation of farmer, and has pursued it ever since. He now owns a farm of eighty acres of well-improved land. In 1862, he married Lucinda M. Greenawalt, a daughter of John and Mary Greenawalt, the former a prominent and wealthy farmer of Allen County. Mrs. and Mrs. Klingler are both members of the Reformed Church. Mr. Klingler is a Democrat in politics. In 1879, he was the President of the board that drained Hog Creek Marsh. He is a Trustee and Deacon in the church, in which he is also a Sabbaath school teacher. He is a member of the Grange society, No. 909, of Liberty Township.

 

History of Hardin County, Warner Beers Co., 1883