In 1833 and 1834 the State road from Lima to Marion was built and shortly
after the territory along its route rapidly filled up. Those who settled
along this road were Albert Dudley, Ashel and Alonzo Scoville, Robert
Clark, Hiram corn, Zachariah LOUDERBACK, Charles Coulter, Richard Carter,
Joseph Prettyman, Alanson Virden, H. Hinkle, John Clark, Joseph Anderson,
P. Harder, J. and C. Wallace and Isaac Owens.
p. 113, History of Marion County, Towns and Townships of the County