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From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Aaron Altizer, who resided at Man, West Virginia:

Son of Emory and Margaret (Griffith) Altizer, was born July 23, 1826, in Floyd county, Va. His father was born Mar. 5, 1788, in Montgomery county, Va., and died there Jan. 10, 1875. His mother was born June 6, 1781, in Pittsylvania county, Va., and died Mar. 16, 1883, in Montgomery county. On May 27, 1847, he was married to Sarah Scaggs, the marriage occurring in Montgomery county, where she was born Mar. 22, 1828. She died June 7, 1876, leaving 10 living children and two deceased: Perry G., born Mar. 20, 1848; Joseph, born Aug. 23, 1849; Mary M., born April 6, 1851; Corilda B., born Sept. 8, 1853, and died Aug. 11, 1854; Charles T., born April 12, 1855; Parthenia, born Feb. 9, 1857, and died May 18, 1858; George R., born Jan. 30, 1859; Andrew B., born May 23, 1861; Emory, born April 9, 1863; William, born April 26, 1865; Aaron L., born May 8, 1868, and Henry, born April 6, 1871. On April 15, 1878, Mr. Altizer was married to Mary Aliff, who was born June 10, 1839, in Roanoke county, Va. Mr. Altizer was elected justice of the peace in 1865, serving until 1870; elected county superintendent, serving one term; elected deputy sheriff, serving from 1873 to 1875; again in 1884 he was elected justice of the peace, serving four years; is at present postmaster at Man, Logan county, W.Va., and is engaged in farming.

Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), 814-815.

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