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Below is a family biography included in The History of Darke County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. in 1880.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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GEORGE N. NOGGLE, Mayor and Justice of the Peace; P. O. New Madison. The subject of this sketch is a member of a pioneer family; he is a son of John Noggle, a native of Ohio, who came with his parents from Fairfield Co. to Darke Co. about 1816, and at the age of 22 entered 80 acres of land in Butler Township, cleared and improved the same, owned and farmed different tracts in this county until, by his energy and industry, he owned upward of 300 acres of well-improved land, which he divided to his children, and in 1870 removed to New Madison, where both he and his wife died; his decease occurred July 9, 1870; hers in February, 1875; his wife’s maiden name was Elizabeth Drulinger; she was born in North Carolina, and came with her parents to Darke Co. at an early day. Geo. N. Noggle was born in Butler Township Oct. 3, 1847. He lived with his parents until their death; after he was grown up his occupation varied, sometimes farming, teaching, and sometimes clerking, until 1866, when he engaged in the grocery and provision trade in New Madison; was elected Justice of the Peace in 1876 which office he still holds, having been re-elected in 1879. Mr. Noggle also holds the office of Mayor. He was married Jan. 5, 1871, to Sally Wagoner, an accomplished young lady of New Paris, Preble Co. Mr. and Mrs. Noggle are respected and useful members of society.

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This family biography is one of 659 biographies included in The History of Darke County, Ohio published in 1880 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Darke County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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