Biography of J. F. Griesel
Potter County, PA Biographies

J. F. GRIESEL, Coudersport, son of Franz and Rosie Griesel, was born in Germany in 1856. When he was a child his parents removed to America and located in Eulalia township, Potter Co., Penn., where his father engaged in farming, and was also associated with Ignatz Griesel in the harness trade, until his decease. His children were Anna, J. F., Adelaide (deceased). Frank, George and Rosie. Rosie Griesel. mother of J. F., for her second husband married Ignatz Griesel, who continued the business in Coudersport, and became one of its respected business men. J. F. Griesel made his home with his parents, and, November 13, 1883, purchased the entire business which he has since conducted, enjoying a very large and remunerative trade. September 28, 1882. he married Matilda R. Cammerer, and they have four children: Frank, Alfred, Georgie and Emma. Mr. Griesel is a member of the Knights of the Maccabees. He and his wife are members of the Lutheran Church. In politics he affiliates with the Democratic party.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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