""JAMES CROCKETT (deceased) was born in Lincoln County, Me., in February, 1798. He served in the war of 1812, also was one of the crew on a privateer which made several prizes. In 1817 he came to Muskingum County, Ohio, remaining one year, then returned to his native State and followed the sea until he was thirty years of age, when he came to Ohio the second time, locating in Seneca County, where he lived until his death, which occurred October, 1875. He was married in 1823 to Mary P. Haskell, daughter of Josiah Haskell, a soldier of the Revolution, at the age of twenty-four years, and they had a family of eleven children: George, Almira, Josiah, Nathaniel and Edwin, born in the State of Maine; Knott, Edward, Amanda, Charles, Celia and Marion E., born in the State of Ohio. George died in Henry County, this State, leaving a family of four children: Malcolm, Alice, Ernest and Knott. Almira (Reid) is living in Henry County, this State; has a family of six children: Mary, Knott, Willie, Charles, Edwin and Agnes. Josiah was killed by a rock (he was trying to bury) falling upon him; left a family of six children: Estella, Edwin W., Elbert R., James, Arthur B. and Walter. Edwin was wounded at the battle of Cedar Creek, Shenandoah Valley, survived and is now living in Saline County, Mo.; has a family of six children (Thomas, his eldest son, having recently died): Josiah, Doe, Minie, James. Edward and Angus. Knott was killed at the Battle of Franklin, Tenn. Amanda (Reid) is living in Henry County, Ohio, and has a family of four children: Charles, Angus, Grace and Thomas. Charles was killed at the battle of the Wilderness. Celia (Pulasky) is living in Henry County, Ohio, and has a family of five children: Edward, Marion E., George, Mary and Belle. Marion (Engler) is living in this county, and has a family of five children: Celia, Bert, Grace, Nettie and one not named. James and Mary P. Crockett, remained in Lincoln County, Me., until 1828, when they came to Ohio, and settled in Adams Township, this county. He died in October, 1875, aged seventy-seven years, his wife having departed this life in May of same year, aged seventy-two years. In politics the family are all Republican.
Marion Emeline Crockett, born 26 July 1842; married Willaim Engler; born in Adam Twp, Seneca County, OH."
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