Biography of Jeremiah B. Zimmerman
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Jeremiah B. Zimmerman, a progressive farmer and stockman of Salem Township, was born in the township where he lives, in 1851, the son of Samuel and Sarah (Switzer) Zimmerman.

Samuel Zimmerman was a native of Columbiana County, as was his wife. He followed general farming during his entire life and met with success. He died in 1909 and his wife died in 1876. They were the parents of the following children: Mary C. Anglemyer, Arabella Marshall, Lydia Weaver, Ammer E., Clark, all residents of Leetonia; Lucinda S. Bich, lives at Lisbon; Ada Esther Halverstadt, lives at Leetonia; and Jeremiah B., the subject of this sketch.

Jeremiah B. Zimmerman spent his boyhood on the home place and attended the district schools. He has always been interested in farming and owns a well improved farm in Salem Township.

On March 20, 1875, Mr. Zimmerman was married to Miss Sophia Anglemyer, of Leetonia, the daughter of Jacob and Maria (Wannamaker) Anglemyer, the former a native of Maryland and the latter of Ohio. Mr. Anglemyer died July 22, 1888, and his wife died Aug. 15, 1879. To Mr. and Mrs. Zimmerman were born 4 children, as follows: Estella L. Brinker; Lloyd D.; Bessie; and Erle C., a chemical engineer, resides in Akron, Ohio. They are all residents of Leetonia.

Mr. Zimmerman is a Republican, a member of St. Paul's English Lutheran Church of Leetonia, and belongs to the Grange. He ranks as one of the dependable citizens of the community.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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