Genealogical and Biographical Annals of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Containing a Genealogical Record of Representative Families, Including Many of the Early Settlers, and Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens, Prepared from

Genealogical and Biographical Annals of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania; Containing a Genealogical Record of Representative Families, Including Many of the Early Settlers, and Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens, Prepared from

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... years as overseer of the poor. He died Oct. 14, 1897, aged seventy two years, six months, eighteen days. His wife, Anna Anderson, was born in Berks county, and came to Northumberland county with her mother, Mrs. Mary Anderson, who married for her second husband a Mr. Kaufman. Mrs. Heim died Nov. 18, 1902, aged seventy-three years, twelve days. She and her husband are buried at the Schwartz Church, at Urban. They were the parents of eleven children: Sarah married Fred Kohl; Emanuel settled at Omaha, Nebr.; William died on the homestead April 24, 1902, aged fifty-one years, five' months, eighteen days; Charles A. is mentioned below; Louisa who now lives out West, has been twice married, first to a Wormer; Mary is the widow of Harry Ladler; Polly married Frank Troutman; Daniel is a resident of Shamokin; Magdalena died unmarried; Erisman died young; Ella died in infancy. CHARLES A. HIME (Ham), son of Jacob, was born in the Swabian Creek district in Washington township, Sept. 10, 1852. He was reared to farm life from early boyhood, his educational advantages, which were limited, being such as the old pay schools afforded. He began to learn the blacksmith's trade when a mere child, and followed it at home with his father, continuing to do his own blacksmith work to the present day. He began farming for himself in 1882 in Jordan township at the place where he now lives, his property being a half mile east of Urban. Here he also began housekeeping. Mr. Hime has a tract of forty-six acres cleared and twenty-eight acres of woodland and in addition to farming does threshing and lumber sawing, having an excellent business in both lines. He had the fingers of his right hand sawed off by accident in May, 1904. ' Mr. Hime is a'...show more

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  • Paperback | 904 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 45mm | 1,579g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236758617
  • 9781236758613