Biography of Augustis E. Holcomb
Potter County, PA Biographies

AUGUSTS E. HOLCOMB, farmer, P. 0. Harrison Valley, was born in Broome county, N. Y., July 30, 1836, son of Lloyd and Minerva (Cook) Holcomb, natives of Connecticut and New York, respectively, who settled in Harrison township Potter Co., Penn., in 1850, and cleared and improved most of the farm occupied by Augustus E. Holcomb, where they passed the remainder of their lives. They had three children: Walter B., Theodore F. and Augustus E. Augustus E. Holcomb was fourteen years of age when he settled with his parents in this township, and here he has since lived. He was a soldier in the Rebellion, enlisting in February, 1864, in Company G, Fifty third Pennsylvania Regiment, and was honorably discharged at the close of the war. He married Susan, daughter of Nathan and Amanda (Hurlbut) Fletcher, of Harrison township, and to them were born three children: Nathan, Walter and Milton Mr. Holcomb is a worthy and respected citizen. He is a member of Union, No. 522, E. A. U., and also a member of the G. A. R. Post, No. 586. Politically he is a Republican.

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


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