Van Gundy Family Tree

Notes for Nelson H CLYMER

His biography is recorded in the History of Hancock Co, OH:

"N. H. CLYMER, farmer and stock raiser, P. O. Mount Cory, was born on the farm where he now resides, in Union Township, Hancock Co., Ohio, November 15, 1856, son of C. F. and Catharine (Knichleson) Clymer, latter a native of Pennsylvania; C. F. Clymer, our subject's father, a native of Ohio, of English descent, was a farmer all his life, born November 26, 1821, and died July 25, 1878, aged fifty-six years. He was the son of Francis Clymer and was twice marred; he had ten children by his first wife and five by his second wife, and ten of his children grew to maturity. He was an active member of the United Brethren Church for thirty years. Our subject's grandfather, Francis Clymer, was an early pioneer of Hancock County, and entered the land where our subject was born and now resides. N. H. Clymer, the subject of this sketch, was reared on the farm, received a good English education, and chose farming as his occupation. He is the owner of 160 acres of land. February 6, 1881, Mr. Clymer was united in marriage with Eliza Whisler, of German descent, daughter of David and Mary Ann (Tobias) Whisler. Mr. and Mrs. Clymer have one child living, Irvin L. Mrs. Clymer is a member of the United Brethren Church. In politics Mr. Clymer is a Republican. One of Mr. Clymer's brothers lost his life in his country's cause during the late war."

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