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From the files of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center:

Historical Hand-Atlas, History of Ottawa County, Ohio, 1881, p. 195

JEHIAL GILSON -- son of Jeremiah and Polly Gilson, was born in Jefferson county, New York, March 16, 1818. His mother died February 18, 1867, and his father September 18, 1871. They settled in this county in 1851, and Mr. Gilson in 1858. His wife, Amy, whose father, Henry Fall, died in February, 1828, and her mother, Amy Bailey, in April, 1877, was born in Jefferson county, New York, September 10, 1822. They were married in Watertown, in that county, March 21, 1846, and have had eight children: Mary F., born December 31, 1847, died June 2, 1849; George F., born July 2, 1849; R. V., May 9, 1851; Sarah B., January 22, 1853; Celley, May 6, 1856, died March 17, 1857; Hiram, December 18, 1857, died March 17, 1858; Amy L., March 6, 1859; Charles W., April 6, 1861. He served three years as supervisor in Harris township. Occupation, farming. Postoffice, Martin.