Shelby County

Henry A. Eilerman

Male 1875 - Yes, date unknown


Henry A. Eilerman

"History of Shelby County, Ohio"
by A.B.C. Hitchcock; Sidney, Ohio; 1913
Richmond-Arnold Pub. Co.; Chicago, IL.
Page 595

HENRY A. EILERMAN, who is one of the reliable and substantial citizens of Cynthian township, where, for seven years he has been president of the board of education of the Short Special School District, resides on his excellent farm of 118 acres, situated two and one-half miles southeast of Fort Loramie, O., was born in McLean township, Shelby county. May 19, 1875. His parents, Frank J. and Catherine Eilerman, were of German extraction and for many years well known and respected residents of McLean township.
Henry A. Eilerman went to school in the Sherman Special School District and afterward worked on the home farm. Since his marriage he has lived on his present farm which he has improved in many ways. He built a new residence and remodeled the barn, put up much fencing and attended to the draining of the land wherever he found it desirable, and now has not only a profitable property but an exceedingly comfortable and attractive home. His business is mixed fanning.
Mr. Eilerman married Miss Mary Dreses, who was born in McLean township, a daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Dreses, and they have six children: Ada, August, Clara, Mary, and Jennie. Mr. Eilerman has been one of the leading advocates of school advancement in his neighborhood and has devoted much time and thought to making the schools of this district what they now are. He and family are members of St. Michael's Catholic church at Fort Loramie.

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