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Pat Bauman

Pat moved to Findlay from Detroit with her parents in 1948 and graduated from Findlay High School in 1956.  She attended BGSU, worked at Marathon Oil Company and married Don Bauman.  Together they have 3 children – Beth Waddell, Amy Boes and Stu Bauman, 7 grandchildren, and, last but not least, 2 GREAT grandchildren.  After her family was grown, she was a Realtor for over 20 years.  But her main passion is the Hancock Historical Museum.  She has co-authored 4 books on Findlay and have written several others.  She also enjoys doing family research and helping others with their history

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My Recent Articles

“Women Split No Wood in Findlay.”

Don't miss Pat's earlier installments exploring Findlay's history, including the previous segment, "Discovery of Gas". As gas was being found on the outskirts of Findlay

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Early Findlay Residents

Be sure to catch Pat's first installment exploring Findlay and Hancock County's history here. The first permanent family to settle in Findlay was the Benjamin Cox family moving

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Why Findlay?

Its Early Beginning Hancock County was named for John Hancock, President of the First Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Hancock County was previously part of Wood County. Findlay,

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