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John Blougher

BLOUGHER, NEWLAN

Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/12/2006 at 15:19:47

John Blougher, farmer, Sec 21, P O Perry, was born in Madison county, Ohio, in 1818 and resided there until 1851, when he came to this county, he was married July 29, 1845, to Miss Margaret J Newlan, of the same county as himself, they have had, by this union, nine children: Mary J, Lavina F, Sarah E, Jacob H, Joseph N, Louisa J, John A, Maggie R and Menda J, Mr and Mrs B bing among the early settlers of the county can recount many hardships and trails that they necessarily had to endure, hardships that at the present day would be almost unendurable, they came to Boone county when the county, so far as inhabitants were concerned, were few and far between, they have resided here ever since, and it is with a great degree of interest that they now recall the privations of the early settlers, to such as Mr Blougher, who stood the brunt of pioneer life and largely helped to develop the resources of a new country, are the generation indebted, and it is but justice to these old pioneers that their names should go on record and be handed down to posterity, but a few more years will elapse when they will gathered to their reward

1880 Boone Co History Book


 

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