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Calvin M. Arner

CALVIN M. ARNER, prothonotary, register and recorder, Tionesta, was born in Armstrong county, Penn., October 3, 1847, and is a son of Lewis and Elizabeth (Wolf) Arner, who settled in Tionesta in 1856, where the father engaged in lumbering and, with the exception of nine years, has always resided. In 1884, he (the father) was elected associate judge of Forest county, for a term of five years. He has seven children living: Hattie (Mrs. Lyman Cook), Emma E. (Mrs. Charles Whiteman), Mary (Mrs. Edward Chase), Sadie (Mrs. James Haggerty), Susanna C. (Mrs. Gilbert D. Ackerly), Calvin M. and Ida (Mrs. Andrew Small). Calvin M. Arner was reared in Pennsylvania, and educated in the common schools and at Kingsville Academy, Kingsville, Ohio. Mr. Arner has been a permanent resident of Tionesta since 1869, and was engaged in lumbering until 1883, when he was appointed postmaster by President Arthur, serving three years. He was elected to his present office in the fall of 1887, for a term of three years. In 1877 he married Mary, daughter of Henry and Katherine Eichenburg of Tionesta, and they have five children: Lewis, Blanche, Alice, Kate and Emma.

Source: Page(s) 923, Chapter 15 Biographical Sketches - Tionesta Township and Borough of Tionesta
Hickory and Harmony Townships
History of Counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania.
Chicago, J.H. Beers & Co., 1890.
Transcribed November 2005 by Nathan Zipfel for the Forest County Genealogy Project
Published 2005 by the Forest County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

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