"History of Richland County." Richland Co., Ohio Historical Information. A J. Baughman. CHAPTER III. Jefferson Township. . "A half mile below Bellville there was a sawmill and a carding mill owned by John LeFever, one of the pioneers of the township. These mills were successfully operated for many years. Mrs. LeFever whose maiden name was Huston, came to Bellville with her parents in 1813, when there were but four buildings in the town, and one of those a blockhouse She was then 6 years old. Mr. And Mrs. LeFever were the parents of Mrs. M. M Sheidley, of Chicago, O., and of J. M. LeFever, of Garrett, Ind., and of Samuel LeFever, who lives on the old homestead. These have other brothers and sister living, of whom mention would be made did space permit."