History of Columbia and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania; Containing a History of Each County, Their Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc., Portraits of Representative Men, Biographies, History of Pennsylvania,

History of Columbia and Montour Counties, Pennsylvania; Containing a History of Each County, Their Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc., Portraits of Representative Men, Biographies, History of Pennsylvania,

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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. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... is 30x50 feet, two stories high. with a large salesroom an a smaller storeroom. Mr. It unson is assistant ostmaster of Beaver Valley. SAMUEL NUNGESSER, retire farmer, P. O. Beaver Valley, was horn in Mifiiin Township, Columbia Co., Penn., January 25, 1818, a son of George and Barbara (Swank) Nungesser. His grandparents came from one of the lower counties to Columbia and here the grandfather purchased a piece of land along the Ten Mile Creek. erected a grist-mill and being a miller operated it until his death in the early part of the present century. He is buried at Mifllinville, where his widow, who died about 1830. is also buried. George Nungesser was born in this county, where he followed farming until a few years before his death, in 1851. His wife preceded him bv about fifteen years and both are buried at Mifilinville. Our subject was reared in Mifilin Township, and on arriving at manhood went to learn the blacksmith's trade with Christian Lutz, of that township. He served two Years and then worked at journey work for about eight years: then bought a lot in Mifiiin Township; erected a blacksmith shop, which he conducted four or five years. He then went to Black Creek, Luzerne County, where he erected a large shop, which he operated about ten years; then bought afarm in Beaver Township. and carried it on until the spring-of 1885, when he rented out his farm, bought a lot near McAuley's Station, and erected the house where he now resides. He married in Black Creek Township. Luzerne County. April 2, 1848. Miss Mary Tornbach, a native of Luzerne County. and daughter of Samuel and Mary (Hill) Tornbach. She died in 1858 and is buried in Black Creek Township. By their marriage there were two chiIdren: Frances, married to William..show more

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  • Paperback | 594 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,048g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236812670
  • 9781236812674