Henry H. Eversman
"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
HENRY H. EVERSMAN, who was born in 1871, resides on his birthplace farm, which is situated in Van Buren township, Shelby county, O., and is a well known, public spirited and highly respected citizen of this section. He is a son of Herman and Elgian Eversman. The father was born in Germany but the mother is of American birth. Of their seven children. Henry H. is the fourth in order of birth. William, the eldest, was a resident of Auglaize county, O., where he died. He married Louise Rehn, who survives. John died at the age of twenty-three years. George married Magdalena Katterheinrich and they live at New Bremen, O. Fred Erick married Dora Katterheinrich and they live at New Knoxville, O. Philip married Sarah Schroelucke and they live in Auglaize county, O. Sarah, the youngest of the family, is the wife of William Koge and they live in Auglaize county.
Henry H. Eversman was educated in the public schools and ever since, with the exception of two years during which he lived at New Knoxville, he has been engaged in agricultural pursuits in Van Buren township. He owns a well improved farm of eighty acres here and additionally has a farm containing seventeen and one-half acres situated in Auglaize county.
Mr. Eversman married Miss Anna Settlage, a daughter of William and Mary Settlage, the other members of their family being: August, who married Elizabeth Snethcamp, now deceased, and for his second wife. Grace Holcroft and they live at New Bremen; Herman, who is deceased, married Anna Knierim; William, who lives in Auglaize county, married Ida Wellman; Henry, who married Mary Grether and they live in Wisconsin; Sarah, who is the wife of William Elshoff, of Shelby county; Caroline, who married John Geiger and they live at St. Mary's; Matilda, who married John Wagoner, of Auglaize county; Flora, who married Wesley Katterheinrich and they live
in Auglaize county; Elizabeth, who is the wife of Louis Hoge and they live in Indiana; and Paulina, who lives with her brother, William, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Eversman have four children : Walter, Florence, Wesley and Arnold. Mr. Eversman and family belong to the Reformed church. Politically he is identified with the progressive party and takes a very decided interest in public affairs both local and countrywide.