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Zach T. Shriver

ZACH T. SHRIVER, driller, Tionesta, was born in Tionesta, April 18, 1850, and is a son of Jacob and Margaret (Range) Shriver. His father, who was a native of Gettysburg, Penn., and a cabinet maker by trade, also following carpenter work for some time, was among the early settlers of Tionesta, where he resided until his death, his last business being the operating of a planing-mill, which he carried on for several years. He had ten children who grew to maturity: John, James, Jacob (killed in the war), Zach T., Susan (Mrs. Robert Christy), Mary (Mrs. James Woodington), Margaret (Mrs. Albert Pollock), Jennie, Annie, Hattie (Mrs. W. G. Ladds). Zach T. Shriver was reared and educated in Tionesta where he learned the carpenter's trade, and since the beginning of the oil excitement has followed the occupation of a driller. He married, November 10, 1874, Alice J., daughter of Silas J. and Martha (Teed) Wolcott, of Tionesta, and they have four children: Arthur Clyde, Linus T., Silas J. and James R. Mr. Shriver is a member of the P. O. S. of A., and in politics is a Republican.

Source: Page(s) 940, 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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