Jacob T Hileman

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JACOB T. HILEMAN, a resident of Manor township, Armstrong county, was born Jan. 21, 1858, in that township, son of Jacob Hileman, who made his home in Armstrong county and died in 1860. He is one of a family of nine children, seven sons and one daughter besides himself, namely: Joseph, who is a veteran of the Civil war; Michael; Lee; William; Hannah, deceased; Alexander; John, deceased; and Aaron. The mother, Catharine Isamon, died in March, 1904, as the result of an accident, having been seriously burned. The grandparents of Mr. Hileman were of German descent.

Jacob T. Hileman was reared and educated in Manor township, and has passed all his life in Armstrong county. He is a farmer by occupation, and has lived at his present home in Manor township for the last twenty-two years. He is one of the highly respected citizens of that section, a prominent member of the Lutheran Church, in which he has held the office of deacon for the last twelve years, and a member of the Woodmen of the World.

On Oct. 13, 1881, Mr. Hileman married Emma Garman, daughter of William Garman, of Cambria county, Pa., and they. have had a family of seven children, six sons and one daughter, all of whom survive, namely: Tomer, now of Montana, who graduated from the Effingham, Ill., School of Photography; William Ross, of Alberta, Canada, a farmer; Mina, now the wife of Roy Graham, a chief engineer, of Clarksburg, W. Va. (they have one child, Hileman, now-I9I2-eighteen months old) Clarence, a builder, of Ford City Armstrong Co., Pa., who married Germa Lefever and has one son, now two years old; Blair, aged eighteen, Donald, aged sixteen, and Dee, aged twelve, all of whom are still with their parents.

Source: Page 764, Armstrong County, Pa., Her People, Past and Present, J.H. Beers & Co., 1914
Transcribed February 1999 by Doris Rizza for the Armstrong County Beers Project
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