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IMHOFF, John of Perry Township

submitted by Yolanda Campbell Lifter

John Imhoff, merchant, Blanchester, Clinton Co., Ohio, son of John and Ann Imhoff, was born in Bremen, Germany, May 23, 1802. He came to this country in 1829 and settled in Cincinnati, where he kept a music store a number of years on Main street, second door below Fourth. In 1839, he purchased 300 acres of timber land in the northwest part of this township, on the Blanchester road, upon which he moved in 1843, and has cleared a large portion and made a number of improvements. In 1864, he opened a general store, where he keeps a full stock of dry goods, groceries, boots, shoes and all goods usually kept in a country store. He was married in Cincinnati in 1836, to Sarah Wyatt, who died eleven months after their marriage. In 1843, he again married to Ann, daughter of Daniel and Mary Hogan. He is a member of the Lutheran Church.

The History of Brown County, Ohio Containing A History of the County; Its Townships, Towns, Churches, Schools, Etc.; General and Local Statistics; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; History of the Northwest Territory; History of Ohio; Map of Brown County; Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters, Etc., Etc. (Chicago: W.H. Beers & Co., 1883), 139.

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