Biography of Albert Wickiser
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ALBERT WICKISER. This worthy pioneer was born in Luzerne County, Penn., February 24, 1808. His parents were Conrad and Lydia (Wicks) Wickiser, natives of Germany and Pennsylvania respectively, and of German and English descent. They came to Perry County, Ohio, in 1810, soon after removing to Delaware County, and to this county in 1834. They entered 120 acres, and had eleven children, four now living. Mr. Wickiser obtained a limited education. He worked for daily wages till his marriage to Miss Sabrina McKay, September 15, 1833. Her parents were Charles and Hannah (Butler) McKay, natives of New York and New Hampshire respectively. They settled in Brown County in 1823, and in 1841 removed to Illinois, where they both died. Mr. and Mrs. Wickiser are the parents of fifteen children; Mary E., Irena, Charles W., Jacob W., John D., William M. B., Daniel W., Rhoda J., Sarah M., Marinda N., Hester A., Milton D. L., Albert H., Ossian E. and Phillip E. Their mother was born in York State May 11, 1818. In 1835, Mr. W. entered forty acres of land in this township, he and his wife being now the only ones living of his date of settlement. He being disabled many years, Mrs. W. supported the f am. iiy by weaving. Both are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and have been Christians fifty years. In politics, Mr. W. is a Jacksonian Democrat.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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