Reed Township,Seneca county Ohio
MRS. MARY NOGLE, farmer, P. O. Attica, was born in Michelback, Oberamt Gerbron, Germany, May 1, 1829, daughter
of George and Christine (Plotner) Hachter, who were parents of five children: John, who died in South Bend, Ind., leaving
a family; George, who served in the late civil war and is now a resident of Missouri; Mary; Leonard, killed by a falling tree,
when twenty-one years of age, while at work in the woods in Venice Township, this county, and Catharine, wife of Jacob
Sherman, in Attica Township, this county. Our subject was married June 15, 1852, to Leonard Nogle, born November 26,
1822, in Oberamt Merckenheim, Germany, and the same year (1822) they came to America and settled in Venice
Township, this county. The first twelve years Mr. Nogle worked in the Attica Ashory; he then purchased a quarter section
of land where his family .now reside, but was stricken down by death March 3, 1871, before the farm was unencumbered.
He was a liberal, kind-hearted man, highly respected by his neighbors. Mrs. Nogle, who is a lady of more than ordinary
energy and tact, assumed the responsibilities of her husband after his death, and now has her home free from debt and is a
prosperous farmer. Her children were fourteen in number, four of whom died young. The living are John, in Crawford
Connty, Ohio; Mary, wife of Emil Pfau, in Cleveland, Ohio; Elizabeth, wife of Emery Vogel, in Crawford County, Ohio;
George, at home; Conrad and Leonard, in Crawford County, Ohio; Ellen, wife of John Easterborn, residing near ,South
Bend, Ind.; Rosa; William, and Joseph. Her grandson, Charles Nogle, lives with her and assists in the farming and stock-raising.