Mansfield, Jeremiah Browning.

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Jeremiah Browning Mansfield, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Mansfield, was born in 1841 in Ohio, and raised on his father's farm in Wayne Township, Jefferson County, Ohio. He and his older brother Oliver served in the 52nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. Jeremiah Mansfield participated in the Battles of Chickamauga and the Battle of Perrysville, and then served at Camp Sheridan in Nashville, Tennessee until the end of the war. He and Elizabeth Taggart Mansfield were married in Harrison County, Ohio in 1869. She was born in 1845 in Harrison County, Ohio, and received a teaching certificate in 1863. Her brother, Milton, attended Oberlin College and Michigan Law School. By 1880, Jeremiah and Elizabeth Mansfield had settled in Wells Township, Jefferson County, Ohio, where they farmed and raised five children.

From the description of Jeremiah B. and Elizabeth T. Mansfield family papers, 1810-1898. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 43607417

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associatedWith Andrews, James. person
associatedWith Andrews, Levinia. person
associatedWith Beaty, John. person
associatedWith Burton, John. person
associatedWith Carrick, James. person
associatedWith Mansfield, Elizabeth Taggart. person
correspondedWith Mansfield family family
associatedWith Oberlin College. corporateBody
correspondedWith Taggart family family
associatedWith Taggart, Milton. person
associatedWith Taylor, Joseph. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 52nd (1862-1865) corporateBody
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Jefferson County (Ohio)
Ohio--Harrison County
Ohio--Jefferson County
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Harrison County (Ohio)
Antislavery movements
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