Levi Henry, farmer, P. O. Oblong. He was born in Perry County, Ohio, September 20, 1832. His father, George, was a native of Ohio also, and his mother, Anna (Rarick), was a native of Ohio. Mr. Henry is an estimable farmer of Oblong Township, and was reared on a farm. He had a pretty good chance for obtaining an education.

In 1848, at the age of sixteen, his father and family came to Crawford County, Oblong Township, and settled on raw land, and he (subject) remained with his father and helped improve their land until thirty-one years of age, at which time engaged in farming for himself. At the death of his father, he inherited 160 acres of land. Since then, he has added 250 acres. He raises grain and stock.

He was married in Crawford County, February 16, 1860, to Catharine Dennis, born in Ohio December 28, 1838. They have six children, namely: Anna C., Laura J., Marion Silas, Harlan Preston, George Edward and Estella. Mr. Henry has always been a Democrat, and served two years as Highway Commissioner of Oblong Township.