Isaac Slaybaugh
Source:  History of Steuben County, IN  (1885)  p.843

Isaac Slaybaugh was born in Stark County, Ohio, Oct. 29, 1840.  In October,
1848, his parents, Leonard and Hannah Slaybaugh, moved to Steuben County,
Ind., and settled on 120 acres of almost unbroken land, where the father
died May 12, 1873, and the mother Sept.5, 1880.  The family consisted of
fourteen children, eleven of whom are living -- Mrs. Sidney Barber,
Franklin, Mrs. Harriet Rummel, Mrs. Susan Clining, Isaac, Jacob, William,
Mrs. Hannah Larimer, Mrs. Mary Johnson, George and James.  Barbara died at
the age of seventeen years and two died in infancy.  The old homestead has
been divided and sold.  Isaac Slaybaugh lived at home till twenty-two years
of age when, Oct. 9, 1862, he was married to Elizabeth Thresher, a native of
Delaware County, Ohio, daughter of David and Sarah Thresher, residents of
Steuben Township, where they settled in 1851.  The spring after his marriage
Mr. Slaybaugh bought sixty acres of land in Steuben Township, living there
eight years.  He then sold his farm and lived on his father's place a year,
and in October, 1872, bought the farm on section 12, Otsego Township, where
he now lives.  He owns ninety acres of choice land, mostly under
cultivation, and his buildings are all commodious and in good repair.  To
Mr. and Mrs. Slaybaugh have been born nine children, eight of whom are
living -- Adelaide Z., L. Sherman, Sarah H., Carrie A., Mary N., Charles D.,
Anna A. and Cora E.  The next to the youngest child died in infancy.  Mr.
and Mrs. Slaybaugh are members of the Baptist church.