V. B. Creager Bio History of Brown Co., OH 1883

(son of Joseph Creager & Harriet Stiles)
The History of Brown County, Ohio
Chicago, W.H. Beers & Co., 1883

submitted & transcribed by Linda Boorom

V.B. CREAGER, farmer, P.O. Eastwood, son of Joseph and Harriet (Stiles) Creager, was born in Clermont County, Ohio, November 1, 1835.  His father was a native of New Jersey, and his mother of Vermont; they came to Ohio about the year 1820.  Both were of German descent. Mr Creager was raised on a farm and educated in the common schools.  He was married, November 18, 1858, to Charlotte, daughter of Reuben and Levina Harbaugh, a native of Clermont County, of German descent.  They have but one child, Peter H., born May 14, 1861, and now in business in Cincinnati.  Mr. Creager was a Sergeant of Company K, One Hundred and Sixtieth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served in the Shenandoah Valley.  He is a Republican, has served five years as Township Clerk, and is serving the third term of Justice of the Peace.  His father was Justice of the Peace of the township for some years.  Joseph Creager was a son of William and Sarah (Nitzer) Creager. Mr. Nitzer was a soldier in the Revolution.  Harriet Stiles was a daughter of Benjamin and Margery (Brewster) Stiles, her mother being a sister to Ephraim Brewster, who was a Surgeon in the war of 1812, and drowned in Lake Champlain.

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