Biographical Record of the Counties of Harrison & Carroll Ohio
author - J. H. Beers
pub. in - 1891
page - 578
BARNETT UTTERBACK was born April 23, 1828, in Cadiz township, Harrison county, Ohio. His father , Henry Utterback , was born in Virginia , where the family for several generations had resided. There he remained until 1820, when with his family he came to Ohio, and settled in Harrison county, near the present city of Cadiz, where he remained until 1836, when he came to Franklin township, and entered 160 acres of land, which land was cleared by the father and sons. Henry Utterback was the father of the following children : William , Lucinda , John , Harrison , James , Sarah and Barnett, all of whom are now deceased excepting the last three. Mr. Utterback was a Whig, and an enthusiastic supporter of that party. He and family were members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and were among the early organizers of the society in their section. In 1842 Mr. Utterback died, and was followed in 1864 by his wife. They now rest side by side in Feed Springs Cemetery. Highly honored and esteemed by all, their lives were well worthy of emulation.
Barnett Utterback , the youngest of the family , spent his youth at the home place , and in 1848 was married to Nancy Blackwell , daughter of William Blackwell , of Franklin township , and the children born to this union were James (deceased) , Henry (deceased) , Mary (Mrs. Bennard Ross) , Lana (deceased) , Martha (deceased) , William F. , Thomas , and Nora. November 29, 1883 , Mrs. Utterback died , and was buried in Feed Springs Cemetery, and in 1888 Mr. Utterback was united in marriage to Amanda Linard , who had two children Bailey and Bertha Freeman. To this union there is one child , Harry Lee. In politics Mr. Utterback is one of the staunchest Republicans , and one who , although never accepting office , still assists extensively in the management of the party's tactics. He is a self made man , and has acquired his property through his own thrift and industry. His farm had gradually grown until he now has 317 acres situated in the western part of the township. His property in Deersville consists of a house and three acres of land. The family are well and favorable known as among the leaders in the social and financial circles of Franklin township.
Amanda Utterback is my GGA.
Her parents were Samuel and Rebecca (Reed) Linard.
Her GP were Yost and Anna Christeney (Ernst) Linard.
Yost & Anna were from York Co. PA. came to Ohio abt 1802.
Anna's parents - Rev. John & Cathorina Ernst
Yost's parents - Henry & Anna Maria Liner