Shelby County

Peter Princehouse



Peter Princehouse

History of Shelby County 1883 Sutton
Page 208 Green Township
Peter Princehouse, Farmer. P.O. Tawawa.

Mr. Princehouse was born in Green Township, Shelby County, Ohio December 31, 1831.  His father, Henry Princehouse was born in Virgina about 1797.  He married Miss Winaford Griffin.  IN 1819 he came to Shelby County and located in Green Township.  His first permanent settlement in the township was on the N.E. quater of Section 7, now known as the Van Denmark farm.  In 1833 he purchased of R.C. Cunningham part of the S.E. quarter of Section 7, on which he made improvements, moved his family, and passed the remainder of his days. 

        His companion died in 1869.   He died Nov 1, 1869.  He reared a family of twelve children, only four of whom are now living., viz. John T., Peter, Jacob, and Samuel.    Peter Princehouse, the subject of this sketchmarried Mary A. Harvey Feb 20, 1850.  They settled on his father's home farm, where they are now living.  They have three children, viz., Henry N. Samuel, Harvey G.  Mr. Princehouse has made farming his avocation through life. 

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