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 William Himrod Sr.

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William Himrod Sr.

Birth
Turbotville, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
21 Jun 1873 (aged 82)
Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID
7134179 View Source

Son of Aaron and Isabella Kirk Himrod. William Himrod was part owner of the Chicago and Erie Stove Works and the Erie City Iron Works. He was one of the incorporators of the Erie Cemetery.
Mr Himrod provided a shelter for fugitive slaves and founded, at his own expense the Himrod Mission Sunday-School, to provide
Bible education to African Americans. He served as its supervisor until he died.

Son of Aaron and Isabella Kirk Himrod. William Himrod was part owner of the Chicago and Erie Stove Works and the Erie City Iron Works. He was one of the incorporators of the Erie Cemetery.
Mr Himrod provided a shelter for fugitive slaves and founded, at his own expense the Himrod Mission Sunday-School, to provide
Bible education to African Americans. He served as its supervisor until he died.


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