Biography of Charles Pestlen

Pestlen, Charles, jr., p. o. Alexander, N. Y., was born in Mecklenburg, in the northern part of the German Empire. September 8, 1862, and in 1881 emigrated to this country with his parents, settling in the town of Alexander, Genesee county, N. Y., where he has since resided. Mr. Pestlen is well educated, speaking and writing both German and English, and withal is a self-made man. He is a tiller of the soil and from his youth up has always been a practical farmer. On January 19, 1892, Mr. Pestlen married Jennie, daughter of James and Sarah (Ingrom) Conn; they have three children: Emma J., Andrew Charles and Cora Isabella. Mrs. Pestlen was born in Newtownhamilton, Ireland, January 8, 1864. Mr Pestlen is an upright and intelligent man, and enjoys the respect and confidence of all who know him.

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A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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