Williams County

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

Biography of George W. Custar of Florence Township, Ohio

George W. Custar of Florence Township, three miles northeast from Edon, was born October 12, 1859, in Superior Township. He is a son of John and Lydia (Tumbleson) Custer. On July 4, 1883, Mr. Custar married Lillie McCamis, a daughter of John and Louisa (Hare) McCamis. Mr. and Mrs. Custar have two children.

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

Biography of Walter S. Tomlinson of Williams Center, Ohio

Walter S. Tomlinson, breeder of Holstein Friesians and a farmer upon an extensive scale, owns one of the best stock farms in Defiance County, which is located three-fourths of a mile southeast of Williams Center, Defiance County, Ohio. He was born at Bryan, Ohio, on June 16, 1843, a son of Giles Hawkins Tomlinson. Mr. Tomlinson was married to Emily Lane of Williams County, Ohio, and they had two children. The first Mrs. Tomlinson died on December 10, 1905. In 1908 Mr. Tomlinson was married to Loretta Coy, widow of Albert Coy, who was born in Melford Township, Defiance County, Ohio, on January 24, 1853.

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

Biography of Grant S. Kintigh of Northwest Township, Ohio

Mr. Kintigh, whose farm home is a mile east and a half mile south of Cooney, was born in Northwest Township September 16, 1868, son of William and Susanna (Shaffer) Kintigh, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of Ohio. In 1893 Mr. Kintigh married Miss Jennie Houtz, who was born in Camden, Michigan, and was also a teacher before her marriage. They have two talented children.

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

Biography of David J. Mettler of Union Corners and Northwest Township, Ohio

David J. Mettler was born at Union Corners, then known as the Adair Farms, on September 9, 1862, son of William and Miriam (Adair) Mettler. On January 1, 1885, Mr. Mettler married Miss Wilda Moss, a native of Allen County, Indiana, where she lived to the age of twelve when her parents removed to Columbia, Ohio.

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

Biography of Frank C. Flickinger of Northwest Township, Ohio

One of the best known citizens of Williams County, a former county commissioner, Frank C. Flickinger has always shown a serious sense of responsibility both to himself and his fellow men, and his material accumulations would offset in only a small measure his large and varied service. Mr. Flickinger was born in Wayne County, Ohio, …

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

Biography of Wesley Casebere of Edgerton, Ohio

Owning a farm of ninety-four acres, Wesley Casebere, of Edgerton, Williams County, is still actively engaged in work upon which the health, wealth and general prosperity of our nation is largely dependent. A son of William Casebere, he was born, July 12, 1848, in Troy Township, Dekalb County, Indiana. Mr. Casebere married Mrs. Medora (Williams) Geiger, who was born in Licking County, Ohio, in 1847, and came with her parents to Williams County, Ohio, in 1856.

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

Biography of William M. Kurtz of St. Joseph Township, Ohio

Mr. Kurtz, whose home is a mile and three-quarters southeast of Edgerton, was born in Milford Township, Defiance County, Ohio, March 24, 1871. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kurtz, were natives of Germany and were married in that country. January 23, 1898, he married Martha M. Fisher, who was born in Center Township of Williams County, February 3, 1878, daughter of Michael and Mary (Laufer) Fisher. They have two children.

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