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P.F. Verdier

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 814

    who resides on a part or the old homestead farm, having eighty acres of the came, situated nine miles southeast of Sidney, O., in Green township, was born on this place in 1877, and is a son of P. F. and Sarah E. (Hand) Verdier. P. F. Verdier came to Shelby county from Clark county, O., when a young man and entered this farm from the government, subsequently clearing a part of it. He engaged in farming and also taught school and music and became one of the best known men in this section. He lived to the age of eighty-one years his widow,
who was formerly Sarah E. Hand, still surviving and making her home with her children, by whom she is much beloved. They were seven in number, namely: Mrs. Carrie Frazier, Mrs. Julia Worthington, Mrs. Martha H. Shaw, Mrs. Stella Watkins, P. F., Mrs. Laura M. White. and Cyrus O., who is deceased. P. F. Verdier assisted his father on the home farm after his school days were over and has followed agricultural activities here ever since.  The present substantial buildings replaced the ones erected in earlier days by his father, and in addition to making many other improvements, Mr. Verdier cleared twenty acres of the land and has made a fertile tract of it. Mr. Verdier married Miss Pearl Houser and they have two children: E.
F. and J. Lucile. Mr. Verdier is a democrat in his political opinions.

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