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A Standard History of Fulton County, Ohio, Vol. 2

Excerpt from A Standard History of Fulton County, Ohio, Vol. 2: An Authentic Narrative of the Past, With an Extended Survey of Modern Developments in the Progress of Town and County Mr. Paxson was born in Chesterfield township, Fulton county, Ohio, May 27, 1866. His parents were John and Rebecca (mason) Paxson. The English ancestors lowted in the northern part of Delaware. From t era in 1845 the father came to Fulton county, going to Buffalo, New York, and whence by boat to Toledo, Ohio. He set up a woodworking sho near West Unity, and is said to have made the first coflin and the rst wagon ever built west of Maumee. Later he settled on a farm in Chesterfield township, Mum count and there his life closed in December, 1894, a man respected by 1 who knew him. The mother of Mr. Paxson passed away in 1888. They were the parents of three sons and three daughters. Josiah Collins Paxson was reared on his father's farm and assisted in its work during the summers and attended the country schools during the winter seasons. With a definite and in View Mr. Paxson so managed his affairs that he was able to enter the Fayette Normal College, from which he was graduated with credit in 1892, when he entered upon the study of law in the office of M. B. Cottrell at Delta, Ohio, completing his law course in the Ohio Northern Uni varsity. From which he was graduated in 1897. He immediately entered upon the practice of his profession at Delta, where he con tinned until 1902, when he came to Waumn, where he has been engaged in the general practice of law ever since. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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