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NATHANIEL MANSFIELD

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BIOGRAPHY

H. H. Hardesty's History of Wetzel County, West Virginia

Nathaniel Mansfield is named in the bio of his son, Samuel Anderson Mansfield.

     Samuel Anderson Mansfield is proprietor of a saw and flouring mill in Grant district, Wetzel county, West Virginia, and is one of the most successful of the business men of this county. He was born in Belmont county, Ohio, March 31, 1852, and has lived in Wetzel county since he was seven years of age. Nathaniel Mansfield, father of Samuel A., born in 1818, married Eliza Jane Pierce, who was born in 1824, and they made their home in Wetzel county in 1859. In the war of the States, Nathaniel Mansfield entered the Federal service in September, 1861, as a private in Company H, 1st West Virginia Infantry, and served three years, and was honorably discharged at Cumberland, Maryland. He was in engagements at Bloomers Gap, Winchester, Port Republic, Cross keys, and several others. Francis Delia, daughter of George Boston Eckelberry and Sarah (Wise) Eckelberry, who settled in Wetzel county, in 1837, was born in this county, December 11, 1846, and here became the wife of Samuel A. Mansfield, November 27, 1882. Mr. Mansfield receives his mail at Pine Grove, Wetzel county, West Virginia.

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