Biography of Franklin Knecht of Florence Township, Ohio

Franklin Knecht, was born July 9, 1855, in Crawford County. He is a son of John G. and Mary (Fouser) Knecht, the parents both born and brought up in Germany. he married Barbara Knoblich who was born in Florence Township and had always lived in Williams County. They had three children.

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Biography of Samuel F. Burkhart of St. Joseph Township, Ohio

Samuel F. Burkhart, brother of Joseph Burkhart, was born in Crawford County, Ohio, near Bucyrus, June 6, 1862, and at the age of seven years came with his parents to Saint Joseph Township, where he acquired his early knowledge of books, and became acquainted with the various branches of agriculture. Mr. Burkhart married Lena Landel.

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