George Wihley, retired farmer; P.O. Covington; is a son of Michael Wihley, a native of Pennsylvania, where George was also born, March 15, 1805; he was raised a farmer and followed that business in Pennsylvania until the year 1855; when he moved to this State, located in this county, and has been engaged in farming until 1870; then he rented his farm, purchased a residence in Covington, and now lives retired from hard labor. On Nov. 25, 1830, he was united in marriage with Miss Sarah Saylor; they had seven children, four living- Julia A., Mary, Samuel and Sarah. Mr. Wihley is afflicted with a nervous affection that injures his health and produces sleepless nights.
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