Biography of Glenn I. Folsom
Crawford County, PA Biographies





GLENN I. FOLSOM, merchant, Cambridgeboro, was born May 3, 1857; was the first white male child to see the light of day in Glenooe, MeLeod Co., Minn., now a city of 8,000 inhabitants. He is a son of John and Mary J. (Smith) Folsom, former a native of New Hampshire, and a pioneer of Minnesota, latter a native of Erie County, Penn. John Folsom was a son of John W. Folsom, of New Hampshire. Mrs. Folsom was a daughter of John W. and Parmelia M. (Fuller) Smith, who were natives of Essex County, N. Y. They were parents of three children: Watson A. (deceased), Glenn I., and Edith E. (deceased), wife of John McKee. Our subject was married December 9, 1880, to Edna T., daughter of Frederick A. and Tryphosa (Snow) Nichols, by whom he has one child - Donald B. Mrs. Folsom's mother was a daughter of Ralph and Thankful (Snow) Snow, who came from Becket, Berkshire Co., Mass., and settled in what is now Cambridge Township in 1816. Mr. Folsom has been in business in Cambridgeboro since the fall of 1882, and owns an interest in the Grange store. He is a F. & A. M., a member of the I. O. O. F., and E. A. U. In politics he is a Republican.

From:
History of Crewford County, Pennsylvania
Illustrated
Warner, Beers & Co.,
Chicago; 1895

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