Holmes County

A Standard History of Williams County Ohio, Vol 2, Title Page

Biography of Daniel P. Koch

Elder Daniel P. Koch, born on August 23, 1858, in St. Joseph County, Indiana, was the son of Moses and Sarah Koch from Pennsylvania and Ohio respectively. His father had settled in Williams County after several relocations. Daniel grew up there, received a common school education, and worked on the family farm until adulthood. After marrying Cora Keiser in 1878, he rented and later bought land, ultimately settling on a 190-acre farm. Daniel and Cora had two children, Pearl and Homer Dale. As the head of the local Church of the Brethren, Elder Koch was respected for his character and positive community influence.

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Barnes Cemetery, Richland, Ohio

Last Name First Name Birth Date Death Date Stone Markings or (Notes) Barnes Critendon   Feb 1868 19d; s/o George W. & Mary Ann Barnes Drusilla P.   22 Jan 1842 23y, 5d; (d/o Richard & Sarah Barnes) Barnes Elizabeth   09 Mar 1842 39y, 9/3m,16/12d; w/o Moses F. Barnes Barnes Elizabeth (Purdy) 1841 19–  m. 1 Oct 1868 Holmes Co, Richard O. Barnes Barnes George Washington   22 Jan 1884 48y, 3d; h/o Mary Ann (s/o Moses & Rachel) Barnes James Alexander   28 Jul 1865 2y, 11m, 6d; s/o Moses F. & Rachel C. [Cooper] Barnes Julia A.

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