R.H.KLINGLER, farmer, P.O. Ada, was born in Perry County, Ohio, May 23, 1844. He is a son of David and Sarah (Proshia) Klingler. Our subject, the second child of a family of eighteen, received his education in this county and learned farming for his occupation. He also worked at the shoe-maker's trade, but only continued at it for a year and a half. He enlised in 1862 in the One Hundred and Eighteenth Regiment Ohio volunteer Infantry, Company A, and served till the close of the war. He was always ready for duty, fought in fourteen battles and was discharged at Salisbury, N.C. In 1868, he married Margaret Fisher, a daughter of David Fisher of German lineage. They have six children, viz.: Rosetta, William L., David E., Charles E., Elva L. and Cora E. Mrs. Klingler is a member of the Lutheran Church and Mr. Klingler of the Reformed Church, in which he has been a Deacon. He is a member of the Grange Association, a Democrat in politics and is a successful business man.
History of Hardin County, Warner Beers Co., 1883