Biography - John Neisler

John M. NEISLER, farmer, P. O. Irving, son of Henry M. and Elizabeth (LIPE) NEISLER, natives of North Carolina; Henry M., a farmer and stock dealer, born November 19, 1816 died in Irving Township, Montgomery County, in 1881; his wife, born January 10, 1823, is now a resident of that township, in which, also, subject, the second child of a family of fifteen, was born December 4, 1841; he received a fair education in the schools of Montgomery County, and began life as a farmer; when twenty-two years of age, his father gave him the farm on which he now lives; previous to that time, however, he worked a farm, which he had rented, for two years; has filled the office of Clerk of Witt Township for four years. In Montgomery County, November 14, 1861, he married Esther BARRINGER, born in that county April 14, 1838, daughter of Daniel and Polly (CRESS) BARRINGER, and from this union the following children have been born to them - Melvern E., Ethlen V., Helen E., Florence D., Arthur A. and Herbert F. Mr. NEISLER is a Democrat, and a member of the Lutheran Church.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 315.

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