Madison County History and Genealogy

History and Genealogy



Madison County Advertising


Vent & Riddle


Dealers in Grain, Seeds, Coal and Lumber, Sedalia, Ohio


Vent & Riddle

Elevator (Capacity 40,000 Bushels) Offices and Store Houses


C. S. Bethards

C. S. Bethards, Mgr. Vent & Riddle, Sedalia, O.

Mr. Bethards is a native of this county, born near Sedalia, July 14, 1868, educated in the public schools and O. N. U., Ada. Taught school for 14 years. In 1890, married Gertrude M. Irwin, daughter of William and Clara Irwin. One daughter, Lucille M., blesses the union. Connected himself with Vent & Riddle in 1904 as manager and bookkeeper. Is a most invaluable accountant and assistant, holding the entire confidence of his firm, and popular with all who know him.

From Madison Democrat 50th Anniversary
Published by the Madison Democrat, 1908