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J. Willis Hill, Fence Dealer

J. Willis Hill is one of the best known business men of this section. He is a native of the county and has practically lived in it all of his life. He carried on farming until about seven years ago, when he engaged in teh business of a dealer in wire fencing. He has had remarkable success, supplying fencing for nearly all the prominent and extensive farmers in Madison and adjoining counties. Field and ornamental fencing are both handled by him, the Lamb fence being at present in the lead, but he handles others. Mr. Hill's fence is more lasting than love or hate. It withstands weather, is cattle, horse, pig and chicken rpoof, will not rust, break or buck, easily put up and is kept in order with less expense than any fence on the market. If politicians knew of Mr. Hill's fence, they would always be sure of renomination without the necessity of new delegates. Mr. Hill is a typical hustler. He is married, resides in London with his wife and two daughters, is a prominent Odd Fellow and popular with all who know him.


From Madison Democrat 50th Anniversary
Published by the Madison Democrat, 1908



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All genealogists in your area are invited to the following free workshop:

Ohio Chapter Palatines to America German Genealogy Free German Genealogy Workshop

Saturday, August 17, 2013, 10:00 AM 12:30 PM
Chillicothe-Ross County Library, 140 South Paint Street, Chillicothe, Ohio, Phone: 740-702-4145,
Featured Speaker:Ernest Thode
Agenda:
Session 1: Beginning Your German Research
Session 2: German Migration to America
Pre-registration is not necessary.
Everyone is welcome.


Thank you,
Richard E. Hartle
Publicity Chairman
Ohio Chapter PalAm


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