MARTIN V. PUGH, farmer, P.O. Ada, was born March 14, 1843, in Logan County, Ohio. He is a son of Eli and Mary (Fenner) Pugh, of whom notice is made in the sketch of Henry Pugh, a brother of our subject. His mother, who is in her eighty-fourth year, is residing with Martin. She had a family of eight children, five of whom grew up, viz., Catherine, wife of Jacob High, a farmer in Illinois; Cornelius, a farmer in Liberty township; James, Justice of the Peace, residing in Iowa; Henry and Martin V. Our subject received his education from the common schools and learned farming for his occupation. In 1864, he married Lydia Klingler, of Perry County, a daughter of George and Emeline (Overmire) Klingler, both natives of Ohio and of the Pennsylvania Dutch. Three children have blessed this union-Mary Jane, George E. and Mertle. Mr. and Mrs. Pugh are members of the Methodist Episcopal church. Mr. Pugh owns 155 acres of good land in Liberty Township. In politics, he is a Democrat.
History of Hardin County, Warner Beers Co., 1883