GEORGE GIRDHAM, born in England July 18, 1822; came to America in 1851 and settled in Huron County. In 1852 went to “Pucker Brush,” Ohio. Lived there one year. Removed to Swanton, where he now resides. Married Mary Beach, May 15, 1844. Their children are: Thomas, Elizabeth and Michael G. Mr. Girdham is a farmer.
Source: Clark Waggoner, ed., History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio Illustrated (New York: Munsell & Company, Publishers, 1888), p. 15.