Shelby County

M.E. Partington



M.E. Partington

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 569

     who has been a lifelong resident of Shelby county, O., resides on his valuable and well improved farm of 156 acres, which lies in Green township, one mile east of Plattsville. He was born one and one half-miles southeast of this place and is a son of Edwin and Jemima Partington.
     Edward Partington was bom in Union county, Ind., in 1831 and came to Green township, Shelby county, with his mother when nine years old and remained here during, the subsequent years of his life, dying in 1905. He was a man of high standing in his community and was widely known. His widow, who still survives, was born in 1831, and six children were born to them: Joseph; who lives near Middletown; John D., who lives at Midway, Shelby county; Mrs. Mary Middleton; William E., who lives at Sidney; Edwin W., who operates the homestead farm: and M. E.
     M. E. Partington remained on the home farm during his boyhood while attending school and afterward until 1900, but when he married he came to this farm which his father owned, and bought it in 1906, and here carries on farming and stock raising very successfully.
     In 1900 Mr. Partington was married to Miss Dora Yost, who is a daughter of Elisha Yost, of one of the old pioneer families, and they have two children: Florence and Myron. They are members of the Christian church. In politics Mr. Partington is a democrat.

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