Biography of George Schlemmer
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Schlemmer, George, was born in Germany November 23, 1834, and came to America in the spring of 1852, with his mother and one brother. He settled in East Schodack but came to Castleton in 1854 and has resided in the village ever since and has done a great deal towards building up the village. He has erected the great majority of the buildings in the place and has a high reputation for good work and honesty in all his dealings. In 1859 Mr. Schlemmer married Martha Primmer and they have a family of three children: Fred G. Schlemmer, Mrs. Dr. Waldradt and Olive Schiemme'r. Mr. Schlemmer's parents were Frederick and Salome Schlemmer. Mr. Schlemmer is a large owner of real estate and houses in Castleton and is a selfmade man. He had two brothers killed in the Civil war. William being killed in Gettysburg and Jacob at Cold Harbor.

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


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