Edward O Kamerer




Edward O. Kamerer






EDWARD O. KAMERER, farmer, post-office Greenville, was born July 3, 1852, in Delaware Township, this county.  His grandfather, Samuel, settled in Hempfield at an early date, where he remained until his death.  David was married to Leah Bortz.  They commenced housekeeping on his fatherís farm, in Hempfield, where they remained a few years, when they settled on a farm in Delaware Township.  There were seven children born to them:  Levi T., Edward O., Mary Adaline, Samuel S., David L., Franklin W. and Tillman E.  He was secretary of the Pymatuning Mutual Fire Insurance Company for twenty-seven years.  Edward O. obtained his education in Delaware Township, and was married September 23, 1875 to E.C., daughter of Jacob and Catharine (Artherholt) Klingensmith, of Pymatuning Township.  Edward first located on the homestead, where he remained for three years.  They then moved to the farm of Mrs. Klingensmith, mother of Mrs. Kamerer, where they remained four years.  They then purchased a farm in Pymatuning Township, on which they still live.  Before his marriage he was clerk at Hecker & Fryís, in New Hamburg, and for Packard & Co. and Henry Keck, in Greenville.  In politics he is a Republican.  His wife is a member of Baptist Church at Transfer. 


History of Mercer County, 1888 page 907

Transcribed and Submitted by Janet Stanko




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