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Crall was born in Dauphin
County, PA in Nov. 25, 1821. David was a son of
(born abt 1779) and Elizabeth Henshaw / Crall. David was the youngest of
worked on the family farm until he was about 22 years of age.
and his oldest brother Simon, came to Ohio on horseback and purchased
230 acres of land in Sharon Township, Section 19. He returned
to PA and
for about a year before returning in 1845, to "improve"
his land. On
12, 1846, in Richland County, David married Mariah "Mary"
Stein) born March, 1825.
David and Mary had nine children:
and Mary also owned land in Section 24, Sharon Twp. Their land
was a large
of that which became the center of Junction City (and later Vernon
Junction), founded in 1872.
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