G. M. STRINGER. This enterprising citizen is a native of Fayette county, Penn., son of John and Mary (Brown) Stringer. The father was a prominent farmer and lifelong citizen of Fayette county, Penn., where he passed his entire life, and died in 1874 at the age of sixty-seven years.
G. M. Stringer was born in 1818 on the farm in Fayette county, Penn., and in early manhood came to Washington county. He was a hard-working and economical young man, and was soon enabled to purchase a small tract of land in Carroll township. He now owns seventy-six acres of very fine land, upon which many improvements have been made. In early life he was united in marriage with Delilah Sprowls, who bore him the following children: Mary E., who died June 6, 1880, at the age of thirty-one years; Louisa, deceased July 25, 1867, aged twenty; William, residing in Oregon; Elmira, deceased; Eliza, deceased; and Mary, wife of John Williamston, living in Ohio. The mother of this family was called "over the river" June 18, 1876, when in her fifty-fourth year. Mr. Stringer is a member of the Republican party, and in religious faith is connected with the Lutheran Church.
Text taken from page 1381 of:
Beers, J. H. and Co., Commemorative Biographical Record of Washington County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1893).
Transcribed January 1997 by Neil and Marilyn Morton of Oswego, IL as part of the Beers Project.
Published January 1997 on the Washington County, PA USGenWeb pages at http://www.chartiers.com/.
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