Zimmer, Valentine, Franklin township; farmer; born December 9, 1834, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. He father was a locksmith, and was born October 1, 1797; emigrated from Alsace, France, landing at Baltimore, June 9, 1830, and after farming awhile in Muskingum county, worked in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, eight years in a cannon manufactory. Mr Zimmer was married in 1855, to Elizabeth Grass, born July 10 1837; daughter of David and Elizabeth Grass. Their children are- William, born March 5, 1858; David, March 18, 1860; John, July 10, 1864; Rosa Caroline, March 1, 1869; George Henry, May 3, 1871, and Ann Eliza, January 14, 1874.
[Source: "History of Coshocton County, Ohio:...",; Hill, N.N.; pub. 1881, A.A. Graham & Co — BT - Sub by FoFG]
1. Hill, N. N. (Norman Newell); Graham, A. A. (Albert Adams), 1848-; History of Coshocton County, Ohio: its past and present, 1740-1881. Containing a comprehensive history of Ohio; a complete history of Coshocton County ... a history of its soldiers in the late war ... biographies and histories of pioneer families, etc; 1881, A.A. Graham & Co
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