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James Henry Altemus
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Birth: Nov. 22, 1855
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1921
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of Henry Altemus and Sabina Remmel.

James Henry Altemus was christened 15 Feb 1856 at Christ Church, Hamilton, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania. He was a twin of Catharine Jane Altemus.

James married Ellen Sarah Gruver (daughter of Peter Gruver and Anna Maria Altemus).

Children of James and Ellen:
1. Floyd Peter Altemus b. 1884
2. Melvin Eugene Altemus b. 1887
3. Cula Emma Altemose b. 1889
4. Minnie Alice Altemose b. 1890
5. Hattie Catherine Altemose b. 1892
6. James Arthur Altemus b. 1896

James was a well known farmer. In 1913 he was an invalid living in Bethlehem, PA. By 1920 he had moved back to his farm at Mt. Eaton near Saylorsburg.

James died at his home and was buried in Mt. Eaton Cemetery by the Kresge Funeral Home of Brodheadsville, PA. (Obit in "Morning Press", East Stroudsburg, 20 December 1921, p. 4) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Altemus (1819 - 1887)
  Sabina Remmel Altemus (1820 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Sarah Gruver Altemus (1863 - 1922)
 
 Children:
  Minnie Alice Altemus (1890 - 1893)*
  Hattie Catharine Altemus (1892 - 1893)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Altemus (1842 - 1924)*
  Emma Elizabeth Altemus Bonser (1845 - 1914)*
  Jacob Fernando Altemus (1850 - 1928)*
  James Henry Altemus (1855 - 1921)
  Catherine Jane Altemus Newhart (1855 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Eaton Cemetery
Saylorsburg
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Laura Breite
Record added: Feb 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48499548
James Henry Altemus
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