THE DEFIANCE DEMOCRAT Defiance, Ohio Saturday, November 2, 1867, Vol. 24, No. 12, p. 1, col. 6 Suicide. – Reuben Lamphier, residing near Liberty Centre, in this county, committed suicide on Wednesday evening last week, by taking laudanum. We are informed that he made the attempt several times before, but was prevented by being discovered. Intemperance was doubtless the cause. – He leaves a wife and three children. – Napoleon Northwest.
1860 Census, Liberty Twp., Henry Co., Ohio, p. 52 19 June 1860, P. O. Liberty 412-365 4. Reuben Lamphier, 30 M, Laborer, 400-100; b. Ohio 5. Sarah “ 26 F b. Ohio 6. Henry L “ 2 M b. Ohio 7. John “ 2/12 M b. Ohio
I am not directly related, if at all, and just ran across the above news article looking for my line of Lamphiers.