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.
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
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.
of Mercer County, 1888 page 907
and Submitted by Janet Stanko