Artman, Jacob

Submitted by Evelyn Anderson on Mon, 07/26/2010 - 00:24

Jacob Artman, aged 87, one of Greene Township's oldest residents, died Saturday at the home of his son, A. J. Artman, one mile west of Jamestown, where he had lived since 1913. The last of 9 children of Abraham and Harriett (Parker) Artman, he was born 13 August 1845 on the Greene Township farm now owned by Lee Mc. Artman.

He was married on 28 Aug 1870 to Castara Eleanor Burton of Wayne County, Illinois, who died 10 February 1913. They were parents of 6 daughters and 3 sons.

Survivors include: Mrs. D.C. Packard of Greenville; Mrs. Sidney Swartz of West Salem; Mrs. R.D. Bruce of Tulsa, OK; Mrs. George McCleery of Lewis Run, PA; Mrs. O. L. McClelland of West Salem; Albert of West Salem, and A. J. of Greene.

Funeral at United Presbyterian Church, with burial at Park Lawn Cemetery, Jamestown.

Newspaper clipping in scrapbook, probably from Greenville newspaper, with penciled date 12 Dec 1932.

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