Shelby County

Frank Bornhorst

Male 1856 - Yes, date unknown


Frank Bornhorst

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 551

FRANK BORNHORST, who resides on his well-cultivated and improved farm of eighty acres, which is situated in section 9, Dirksen School District, McLean township, was born in May, 1856, in Jackson township, Auglaize county, O., and is a son of Joseph and Katie Bornhorst.
Frank Bornhorst attended school in Jackson township and afterward worked as a farmer and after his marriage purchased his present farm of his father-in-law, Anthony Imholt. The land had been somewhat improved but Mr. Bornhorst completed its clearings, all but five acres, which he retains in woods, and erected all the substantial and comfortable buildings on the place. He carries on a general farming line and raises enough stock for his own use and at all times is a busy man. He is at the head of a fine family, nine sturdy children having been born to himself and wife and they all survive. He married Miss Catherine Imholt, who was born at Cincinnati. O., a daughter of Anthony and Mary Imholt, both of whom died on this farm. Mr. and Mrs. Bornhorst's children are as follows: Mary and Frances, twins, Bernard, Herman, Bernadine, Amelia, Elizabeth, Anthony and Leo. Mr. Bornhorst and family are members of St. Michael's Catholic church. He is a democrat in politics and has served in local offices with honesty and efficiency, for two years being road superintendent and at present belonging to the board of education of the Dirksen Special School District.

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