John C. Warens was born in Ashland County, in 1837, and received a common education. In 1866 he married Magdalena Estwiler. He is a farmer, and deeply interested in educational matters, and is now director of the school in his district.
He is not a member of any church, but contributes largely to the support of the Reformed church. In Politics he is a Democrat. He is the father of three children, Irvin A., Eliz E., and Mary E.