Sebastian Herrmann




Sebastian Herrmann



SEBASTIAN HERRMANN, proprietor of the National Hotel, was born in Simmershausen, Bavaria, Germany, August 14, 1835, and is a son of Fabian and Magdalena (Dach) Herrmann, also natives of Bavaria, where the father died in 1879, and where the widow still lives. In June, 1854, Sebastian immigrated to Sharon, and began working in the coal mines of Hickory Township. He remained in that township and business principally till 1880, when he purchased his present hotel property in Sharon, where he has since carried on business. Mr. Herrmann was married in Greenville. Penn., by Rev. Andrew Schweiger, August 17, 1858, to Anna Kirch, daughter of Peter and Magdalinda Kirch, deceased, natives of Luxemburgh, Germany, who has borne him eight children, seven of whom survive: Magdalena (wife of Conrad Watson, of Sharon), Elizabeth (wife of James Claffey, of Sharon), Margaret (wife of Albert Wengler, of Sharon), John C., Atilia, Mary and Albert. The family belong to the Catholic Church, and in politics Mr. Herrmann is a Democrat.

History of Mercer County, 1888, pages 730



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