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Charles A. Vermer was born in Germany, Aug. 29, 1833, a son of Frederick Verner. His mother died in Germany
in 1839 and in 1847 his father brought the family to the United States and settled in Livingston County, Ill.,
where he died in 1866, aged sixty six years. In 1865 Charles A. moved from Livingston to Grandy County, and thence
in 1873 to La Salle County, and settled on section 24, Allen Township, where he has engaged in farming, and the
past year has also run an elevator for Hagi & Richards. Mr. Verner was married Oct. 3, 1856, to Catherine Reed,
daughter of Conrad and Catharine (Weaver) Reed. Her father was a native of Ohio and died in 1874, aged seventy
five years. Her mother is living with a danghter, Mrs. Jane Werts, and is seventy two years of age. Mr. and Mrs.
Verner have six children William A., married Relief Woodward; Louis T.; Clara J., is the wife of Fred. L. Woodward;
Frances E., Charles W. and Ethel C. In politics Mr. Verner is a Republican. He has served his township three terms
as Highway Commissioner, two terms as Collector, and at present is Trustee of the village of Ransom.
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