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Charles E. Landers

CHARLES E. LANDERS, farmer, P. O. Penn., was born on the farm where he now resides, in Harmony township, Forest Co., Penn., August 4, 1849, and is a son of Peter, and Caroline (Fisher) Landers, the former a native of Eastern New York, and the latter the first white child born in Cassadaga, Chautauqua Co., N. Y. They settled in what is now Harmony township, Forest Co., Penn in 1839, and cleared and improved the farm now occupied by Charles E., where the father died in 1870. They had ten children, of whom seven grew to maturity: Adoniram J., Byron, Orrin F., Charles E., Emma J. (Mrs. Andrew Carson), David and Lucy (Mrs. C. O. Nyburg). Charles E. Landers was reared on the old homestead, where he has always resided. He was married, May 11, 1880, to Miss Emma L., daughter of D. H. and Anna (Castle) Demun, of Neilltown, this county, and she dying, March 1, 1881, he married, January 4, 1887, Birdie V., daughter of William and Hannah (Overmoyer) Bromley, of Stewart's Run, this county, and they have two children: Goldie B. and Charles Errol. Mr. Landers is a member of the Presbyterian Church and of the Equitable Aid Union; has served as constable, collector and assessor of Harmony township, four years; is a Democrat in politics, and an advocate of prohibition.

Source: Page(s) 948, 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 December 2005 by Nathan Zipfel for the Forest County Genealogy Project
Published 2005 by the Forest County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

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