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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
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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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  • Maintained by: mpatjack
  • Originally Created by: Fred King
  • Added: 31 Jan 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7134179
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7134179/william-himrod : accessed ), memorial page for William Himrod Sr. (19 May 1791–21 Jun 1873), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7134179, citing Erie Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by mpatjack (contributor 47157670) .