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.