Biography of Clark P. Dickerman
North Central Ohio Biographies

Clark Pearson Dickerman, who lives retired at Medina, is a representative citizen of Medina County, where he has lived for many years. He was born in Summit County, Ohio, Aug. 6, 1859, the son of Orlando and Elizabeth (Pearson) Dickerman.

Orlando Dickerman was a carpenter and farmer. He was born in Summit County, Ohio, Nov. 15, 1826. The family came to Medina County about 1871 and settled on a farm one mile west of York Center in York Township. Mr. Dickerman owned and operated this farm until his retirement in 1897. He died Feb. 15, 1914, and is buried in York Cemetery. His wife, the daughter of Arsa and Achsah (Lampson) Pearson, died in 1903. Mr. and Mrs. Dickerman were the parents of the following children: Myra, who died at the age of 10 years; Clark Pearson, the subject of this sketch; and Henry Clement, born Jan. 26, 1869, retired, lives at Atco, N. J.

Clark Pearson Dickerman grew up on his father's farm in Medina County and received his education in the district schools. He taught school for two years and then assisted his father in farming until 1883, at which time he purchased a small farm in York Township, which he still owns. Mr. Dickerman met with marked success in his farming activities and became well known as a breeder of pure bred Jersey cattle and Berkshire hogs. His farm is now operated by his son, Charles Edwin Dickerman. Mr. Dickerman retired from farming in November, 1917, and came to Medina, where he spent five years in the employ of the A. I. Root Company. In 1922 he purchased a grocery store near the Root plant, and successfully conducted this business for seven years. He has since lived retired. The family residence is located at 131 North Huntington Street.

On Aug. 31, 1881, Mr. Dickerman married Miss Mary Elizabeth Branch, the daughter of Levi and Mary Ann (Bowen) Branch, of Medina County. They have two children: Charles Edwin, born Aug. 26, 1883, married on June 20, 1908, to Miss Bertha Seeley, of York Township, Medina County; and Bessie, who is the wife of C. G. Bohley, a farmer, lives west of Medina.

Mr. Dickerman is a Republican, a member of the Pentecostal Church, and belongs to the Medina County Grange. He is widely known throughout the community as a successful breeder of giant White Flemish hares, and his attractive flower gardens are numbered among the beauty spots of the city.

History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931

Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

North Central Ohio Biographies

Names A to C
Names D to G
Names H to K
Names L to P
Names Q to S
Names T to Z




New York

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012