AUSTIN C. CRUM, farmer, P. 0. West Bingham, was born in Caroline, Tompkins Co., N. Y., September 18, 1826, a
son of Lyman and Bathsheba (Stevens) Crum His father, who was a farmer, cooper and carpenter, settled in Bingham
township in 1840, where he resided until his death. He had a family of nine children: Lyman R. S., Lillis (Mrs.
Orrin Ennis), Sally (Mrs. Henry Wilmuth), Harriet (Mrs. G. M. Perry), Clark, Julia (Mrs Moses Hackett), Truman,
Waite and Austin C. The last named was thirteen years of age when he came with his father to Bingham township.
He cleared a part of the farm he now occupies and part of another. In 1847 he married Mary, daughter of Dexter
and Alma (Bronson) Barnes, of Bingham township, and to them have been born four children: Mary D. (Mrs. John E.
Harvey), Clark, Cirelda (Mrs. Sylvester Sherman) and Morris D. Mr. Crum is a well known and respected citizen.
He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics he is a Republican, and has held the office of school
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890
Potter County, Pa. Biographies
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