|E. B. Champlin
Born October 27, 1837
|E. B. CHAMPLIN, school-teacher and farmer; P.O. Wyoming; he was born October 27, 1837, in Schoharie Co., N.Y.; in 1847, he came to Ohio; in 1868, to Wyoming; he owns 110 acres of land; he commenced teaching school in Ohio in 1868, and has been engaged in this work ever since; teaches now in winters only; he was elected County Superintendent of Schools for this county in 1873; held this office two years. He was married, October 27, 1867, to Miss Amelia L., daughter of Rev. J. L. Janes, of Chester, Ohio; she was born in Chenango Co., N.Y., May 8, 1843; her father was Pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Guilford, N.Y., sixteen years; he removed to Jones Co. in 1868; was Pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Wyoming; he died October 5, 1872. Mrs. Champlin graduated in 1863, at the Lake Erie Seminary, Painesville, Ohio; she was appointed Preceptress in the Academy at Norwich, N.Y.; held this position one year; she has taught in graded schools both before and after marriage, and has been engaged in this work about fifteen years; her name has been used as a candidate for Superintendent of Schools for this county for 1879. They have four children—Allie J., George L., John E. and Justus J. Republican; members of the Presbyterian Church.
Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 601.
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