Jacob Treber bio

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Jacob Treber bio - Th Death of an Ohio Pioneer. Tbt recent death...
Th Death of an Ohio Pioneer. Tbt recent death of Mr. Jacob Traber, of Ad ami County, la the nlnety-elxth nlnety-elxth nlnety-elxth yean ol hit ag deserve something mora thsn a patting notion, Mr. Trsbsr wu th fthr of Mr. Jacob Trsbsr, th well-ksowo well-ksowo well-ksowo Iron aad eommissloa mtrcbant of tbit eltv, aad wu at one time eogsged la constructing constructing water powere oa tbo Big aad Little Miami Riven la this eouuty bono a ikatch of hi life ha tout looal a well as general Interest, Interest, Mr. Traber wat bora in tht County of Laneti-tor, Laneti-tor, Laneti-tor, Ptnsiylvanla, September 18. im Ia 1783 hi father removed with hie family to tho mouth of Petr Creek, and tettled oa the btnkt of the Meoongthela, In Westera Peanaylvtnla. II resided then uatil near tho eloee of the oele brawd "Whliky Insurrection" In 1TM, whan he gathered his family aad descended the Ohio la a fist-best, fist-best, fist-best, landing si Llmeetone (now May. vllle). After Wayue'i Treaty In 1T9&, tbe family crossed th Ohio River Into what wat knows s tb Norto-west Norto-west Norto-west Territory, and Mttled I th wildt of Brush Creek, on the old "Ztn Trace," fly mlloe eait of wbere now atind tb town of West Union, th county test of Adame County, Ohio. Tb orthography of ths family name, at thai time, wai Treber, and "Treber't" place became famous. Tbe old gentleman ttab- ttab- lisbed a bltcktmilh lliop, kept tavora and msn aged kit firm. The old hostel tie wss known as "Traveltr"! Rett, 1T1." Being located on the only through route between the East and South, tb noted politician of tho Booth tnvtltd that way going to, aod coming from, Washington City. Tb Wlckllfle, th Shelby, lUnry Clay and Audrew Jacksoa wen often caller, and ometlmet, for brief ssssons, tojonrnen at th "Travtler! Bast" Lafayett. la IKS, oa bit way to tb Wees wa a gnett at Treber'. Ia 1811 tht subject of lull tkttch wst married to Jan Thunnaa, who bore him twolv children, eight boy aad four !. Three ot the toot by this - aisrringw,- aisrringw,- - Joeeph, Oliver and Henry, trt rceident ef Hamilton, Butler County. By a second msrrlsgs thro mora children wen born to Mr. Trsber. Of th entire family twotvo an now living, together with sixty-four sixty-four sixty-four grand-children grand-children grand-children and Bin great-grand-childran. great-grand-childran. great-grand-childran. great-grand-childran. great-grand-childran. Mr. Traber terved at a soldier In th War of Ult, an-der an-der an-der Captain Dan Collier, Joining a regiment of Infantry at Chlllicothe, and marching to Upper Sandusky. II wat everi timet elected to the office olMaqlitrete, and for many yean ttrved th county of Adam at a Commilonr. II wi a man of reraarktbls vigor and nmsrksols personal personal appearance. lis wss mon thsn tlx fset In height, slender and lithe, with featunt sharp tnd angular. Although unschooled, ba pottsised unusual InUllectutl powers, tnd hi opinion npon all tb ordinary affaire of lif wr vory valuabl to th peopl In that celioo of tb country. . II kept himself well-potted well-potted well-potted tnd In tht earlier day wa a power In hi neighborhood. Ha wu lite-long, lite-long, lite-long, earnest, active Democrat, no cast hla first vote, for Thomas Jtfferson for Pruidont and voted for every loeceotive Dt mo- mo- era tie candidate for th Presidency, dowa to Horace Greeley. He preserved all bit fitcultlos, appanntly, until some Ive yean ago, when the weight of yean began to tell on him. He died at bit boms where hi father bsd Mttled teventy- teventy- Igbl yaart tco, upon tho tpot which be flrtt be held u a howling wilderness, aod la ths bouse frblcb htd glva entertainment to tbe peaceful udiant of thst section. Uo wat. Indued, aa an clent land-mark land-mark land-mark In Southern Ohio. of

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 14 Jan 1875, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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