Biography of Charles D. Parmenter
Potter County, PA Biographies

CHARLES D. PARMENTER, lumberman, Shinglehouse, was born in West Virginia, August 14, 1846, a son of Nelson and Lorinda (White) Parameter, who settled in Sharon township, in 1850, locating at East Sharon, where the father engaged in lumbering, which he followed until his death. He also cleared and improved a farm at East Sharon. He was a native of the State of New York, and died November 2, 1888, at the age of seventy five years. His family consisted of four children: Laura (Mrs. Alonzo Newton), Charles, Emma (Mrs. George W. Dodge) and Rose (Mrs. Fred N. Newton). Charles D. Parmenter was reared in Sharon township, and received a common school education. He has always followed lumbering as a business, and has resided at Shinglehouse since 1884. He married, July 22, 1869, Anna L. Ward, of Ripley, Ohio, and they have one son, Nelson. Mr. Parmenter is a representative citizen and business man of Sharon township. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., and in politics is a Republican.

History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
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