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Martin Maugans  (1)
Parents Joseph Maugans, Sarah Horan  (1)
Born March 8, 1830, Delaware Co., OH  (1)
Died Nov. 4, 1904  (28)
Buried Millcreek Cemetery, Scioto Twp., Delaware Co., OH  (28)
WIFE Elizabeth Dorward  (1)
Parents Jacob.Doward, Rebecca Troutman  (28)
Born Aug. 16, 1831, Berks Co., Penn.  (1)
Died Jan. 10, 1918  (28)
Buried  
Married Nov. 17, 1851  (1)
Nov. 27, 1850  (28)
CHILDREN Mary J. Maugans  (1)  b. Jan. 14, 1853
Flora Maugans  (1)      b. Feb. 8, 1859
 

 

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RECORDS
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OCCUPATION
Blacksmith and Wagon and Carriage Maker from abt. the age of 21 to 33  (1)
Horticulture and nursery from abt. 33 to 43;  (1)
Photography and brick-making;  (1)
Sold the brick-making business;  (1)
Mercantile business in Ostrander;;  (1)
then engaged in hybridizing and gardening  (1)
MILITARY
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KNOWN RESIDENCES
Delaware Co., OH
IN THE NEWS
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BIOGRAPHY
MARTIN MANGANS, gardener and horticulturist; P. O. Ostrander; was born in Delaware Co., Ohio, March 8, 1830 ; is fifth of a family of eleven children of Joseph and Sarah (Horan) Mangans. The father was a native of Maryland, where he was married and continued to reside until 1835, when he, with his family, removed to Ohio, and settled in Fairfield Co. They remained there but a short time, and came to Delaware Co., where they permanently located. Mr. Mangans was a man noted for his decision of character, honesty and industry ; he held a great many positions of honor and trust in Scioto Township, and was universally respected by all who knew him; he departed this life in 1873, and his wife in 1875. Our subject passed his youth and early manhood on a farm, receiving such education as the schools afforded ; at the age of 21, he began for himself as a blacksmith, wagon and carriage maker; he continued in this business about twelve years ; during this time, he had been preparing to engage in the nursery business, which he immediately engaged in after quitting his trade; after an experience of ten years in the nursery business, he closed out his stock and engaged in photography and brickmaking, in the village of Ostrander; he sold out at last, and for some time was engaged in the mercantile business in the same place ; he has for some years past been engaged in hybridizing, gardening, etc. ; he has one of the nicest improved properties in Scioto Town ship; he began life as a poor boy, and what he now has is due to his energy, perseverance and economical business habits. He was united in marriage wish Elizabeth Dorwart Nov. 17, 1851 ; she way born in Berks Co., Penn., Aug. 16, 1831; from this union there are two children-Mary J., born Jan 14, 1853, and Flora, Feb. 8, 1859. Mr. Mangans is a well-informed and intelligent gentleman, and takes a lively interest in all things tending to build up or benefit mankind.  (1)
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