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William Eyster
(1777-1824)
Elizabeth Spangler
(1785-1849)
David Smyser
(1806-1879)
Rebecca Eyster
(1810-1900)
J. Mathias Smyser
(1845-)

 

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J. Mathias Smyser

  • Born: 15 Mar 1845, West Manchester Township, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
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bullet  General Notes:

J. MATTHIAS SMYSER. son of David and
Rebecca (Eyster) Smyser, was born March IS, 1845,
in West Manchester Township, where he was reared
on his father's farm, and remained here until his
twenty-sixth year. He married Amanda Smyser,
daughter of Adam and Eliza (Brillinger) Sniyser,
Spring Garden Township. To this marriage were
born seven children; Nettie E., Annie R., How-
ard D., Matthias, Mar3', Adam and Lucj' E. Mr.

Smyser started in business as a mc-mber of the
flrmof Menges, Sm; ' " -" "
next began the milter Township, at Smyser' s Mill; during this time
he was one of the firm of Fahs, Smyser & Co.,
grain, coal and general commission merchants; he
was in this firm for eight years. He then removed
to his present home. East Berlin, Adams County,
where he is engaged in the banking business and is
one of the managers of the Keystone Manufac-
turing Company, of East Berlin. Our subject's an-
cestors, the Eysters and Smysers, were the first set-
tlers in West Manchester Township. 1


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Sources


1 History of York County, Illustrated 1886 by John Gibson, Historical Editor.


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