GEORGE H. WYLAND
GEORGE H. WYLAND, farmer and stock-raiser; P.O. Allen's; was born in Greene Co., Ohio, Oct. 5, 1828, and is a son of Daniel and Margaret (Howard) Wyland. Daniel was born in Greene Co., Ohio in 1802, and Mrs. Wyland in 1804; their marriage was celebrated April 11, 1824; eleven children were born to them, viz., Mary, Nov. 21, 1824; Susannah, Sept. 27, 1826; George; Jane, Oct. 12, 1830; Harriet, March 3, 1833; Catharine, Aug. 8, 1835; Margaret, Feb. 3, `838; Moses B., June 10, 1840; John D., March 25, 1842; Irena, May 26, 1844; and Elizabeth E., Jan. 31, 1848; the parents are both deceased, the mother in 1864, and the father in 1877. Our subject was raised on the farm, and his education was obtained in the common school; in the spring of 1849, he entered the trade of carpentry, which he followed until 1854, when he engaged in farming, and four years later he moved to Elkhart Co., Ind., where he purchased a small farm and cleared it from its wild state; in the spring of 1880, he purchased his present farm of 90 acres in Sec. 3, Brown Township, Miami Co.; he is well situated, with farm buildings, and farm under good cultivation. March 10, 1853, he married Marium McKee, who was born Feb. 16, 1836; four children have been born to them - Jeremiah F., July 12, 1855, July 26, 1879, married Olive L. Jones; Daniel W., born May 31, 1860; Edie E., May 4, 1864; and William H., Jan. 23, 1874. Mrs. Wyland is a daughter of Jeremiah and Hannah McKee.
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