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Transcribed biography of Ephraim Crisman

EPHRAIM CRISMAN was born in Columbiana County, Ohio, and is one of the eleven children of Frederick and Eliza (Hardesty) Crisman. In 1848, he came with his parents to Union Township, where his father died January 4, 1877. The Crisman family is of Dutch descent. Ephraim lived at home until he was married, December 25, 1861. To Sarah Long, of Williamsville, N. Y. To this union there have been seven children - Benjamin F. (deceased), Emma (deceased), Ella D., George (deceased), A. B., A. D. and Frederick. Mr. Crisman came to this township, living three years, and after removed to the farm on which he now lives. This property is rich and well improved, containing some excellent buildings. Mr. Crisman has given considerable attention to raising blooded horses, and has one of the finest in the country. In politics, Mr. Crisman gives his support to the Republican party, and is esteemed as one of the most intelligent and enterprising citizens.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
Page(s) in Source: 340

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