Posted By:Mona Sarratt Knight
Subject:Re: WITTENMYER, 1865, Riverside Township
Post Date:May 26, 2001 at 14:21:09
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Forum:Fremont County, IA Genealogy Forum
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From the 1881 History of Fremont County, page 684: A.J. WITTENMEYER, farmer, section 22, P.O. Randolph; born in Union Co., Pennsylvania, August 18, 1824, where he remained until the fall of 1855, when he moved to Illinois to stay until 1868. He then came to Fremont Co., and located on a farm now occupied by him. He was married April 25, 1849 to Miss Martha Hooper of Adams Co., Ohio. They have seven children: Lewis F., born Jan 18, 1850; Mary E., born July 11, 1851; Joseph F., born January 18, 1853; Caroline A., born February 26, 1857; Ann E., born June 17, 1860; William R., born January 19, 1863, and Emma F., born Oct 3, 1864. Mr. Wittenmeyer and wife are both members of the M.E. Church, and have been for 32 years. (end)