Thursday, September 25, 2014

James Edwiin Herr.

James Edwin Herr.

Birth: 1836, Mifflinburg, Union County, Pennsylvania..
Death: July 31, 1920, Bennington, Ottawa County, Kansas.

Father: David Joel Herr.
Mother: Jane I. Herr.

Wife: Annetta M. Young Herr.

Children: Jennie, Maybell, Stella, Jessie, Arthur and Donald Herr.

Burial: Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Ottawa County, Kansas.

Wife burial: Mifflinburg Cemetery, Mifflinburg, Union County, Pennsylvania.

Mr. Herr, lived in Bennington, Kansas, which is in Ottawa county, there he was a Butcher.  He was also the Postmaster of Bennington, he held the office from April 29, 1897 to February 1, 1915.

He was a member of Mifflinburg Lodge No. 370, of Free and Accepted Masons, was first officer in 1866.

His father David Joel Herr started a foundry in Mifflinburg in 1834, was ran by horsepower they made castings for plows and Ect.

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