Biography of Abram Erisman


Erisman, Abram, Lancaster, p. o. Wilhelm, was born in Lancaster, Pa., in 1820 and is the son of Jacob Erisman. He spent his early days on the farm and attended school at Mt. Joy Academyfor two terms, and at the age of twenty-two began teaching school, which he followed for about twenty years, teaching winters and farming summers. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Peter Good of Clarence and settled on the farm in Lancaster where he was a very successful farmer. In 1892 he retired and moved into a fine residence he had built on his home farm and has since then devoted his time to looking after his different farms. He has four sons and three daughters: Horace, Henry, Oscar, Abram, Clara A., Cora A. and Grace. Mr. Erisman has always taken a keen, though quiet, interest in town affairs and is looked upon as one of the substantial men of the town.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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