Biography of Edwin Statham
Potter County, PA Biographies

EDWIN STATHAM, farmer, P. 0. North Fork, was born in Dutchess county, N. Y., July 31, 1823, a son of Thomas and Ann M. (Johnson) Statham, natives of England, who settled in. Harrison township in 1844. They located on the farm now occupied by Edwin Statham, which they cleared and improved, residing there until their death. Their children were Emma (Mrs. Stephen Ludington), Edwin, Henry, William, Walter, Ellen (Mrs. Octavus Stedman) and Delight (Mrs. George R. Smith). Edwin Statham was reared in Dryden, N. Y., and settled with his parents in Harrison township in 1844, where he has since resided, and after his father's death he purchased the homestead, which he has since occupied. His wife was Esther, daughter of Dr. Austin and Maria White, of Harrison township, and to them have been born the following named children: Darin, Anna M. (Mrs. De Forest Burdick), Manzo, Walter, Ira, Carlos, Fannie (Mrs. John Riley) and Harriet (Mrs. Will Daly). Mr. Statham is an old and respected citizen of Harrison township, and has held several of the local offices of trust. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church; in politics 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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