Emanuel J. Struble
"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
EMANUEL J. STRUBLE who is one of the representative citizens of Perry township, Shelby
county, O., a large land owner and a public official for many years,
was bom in Perry township, October 30, 1851, and is a son of Peter
and Susan (Kiser) Struble, both parents being now deceased. The
father died away from home and his burial was in Minnesota. He
followed farming as his occupation. The mother died in Perry
township. Of their nine children the three survivors are: Benjamin,
Jessie and Emanuel. Emanuel Struble had district school advantages in
boyhood and afterward devoted himself to agricultural pursuits for a
number of years and owns two farms in this township, both containing
eighty acres, both being now rented to good tenants, Mr. Struble
having his time taken up with official duties. He served three years
as a justice of the peace and is turnpike superintendent and township
assessor. Mr. Struble is a stockholder in the Farmers Telephone
Company and, as a good citizen, frequently has given encouragement to
local enterprises. In 1873 Mr. Struble was married to Miss Sarah L.
Hensel, who was born in Shelby county, O., a daughter of Jacob Hensel
and wife, the other members of the family being: George; Jacob; Rose,
wife of Adam Fredley; Callie, wife of James McManaway; Susan, wife of
Jacob Rosier; and Anna, wife of Mark McCauIey. To Mr. and Mrs.
Struble five children have been born, the survivors being: Bessie,
wife of George Wallcott; Harley, who married Grace McMiIlan; and
Frank, who married Leila Enders. Mr. Struble and family attend the
Baptist church. He is a democrat and is more or less prominent in