Biography of Charles B. Piser
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Piser, Charles B., born in Pittstown November 9, 1873, is a son of Peter and Mary A. (Cline) (Bedell), he a native of Pittstown, and she of Greene county. The grandparents were Peter and Margaret A. (Eycleshimer). The father of Peter, Christian Piser, came from Germany and he and his brother Martin engaged in the milk business near Boston. They accumulated quite a property but lost it during the Revolutionary war. They then came to Pittstown and purchased land, getting a deed from King George. The land is now owned by Mr. Piser and brother Jacob. Peter E. Piser, father of Charles, spent his life at farming in Pittstown where he died. Mrs. Piser died October 20, 1881. Mr. Piser was reared on the farm and educated in Lansingburgh Academy and Troy Business Institute, graduating March 21, 1894. He is engaged in general farming, owning about 150 acres of land. In 1894 he married Mabel, daughter of E. B. and Eva J. (Nichols) Manchester, of Petersburgh. They have one daughter, Susan M. Mr. Piser is a member of the M. E. church, and of Victor Lodge No. 680 F. & A. M.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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