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Noah Zemer

History of Shelby County R.Sutton & Co. Philadelphia Pa 1883
Pg. 313 Loramie Township

 Noah Zemer, eldest son of George and Elizabeth Zemer, was born in Loramie Township, Shelby County, O., June 29, 1835.  He has made farming his principal business, although he conducted the business of butchering in connection with farming about eleven years.  He now owns his father's home farm in section 6.  In 1877 he erected on his farm an extensive molasses factory, in which he carries on the business of manufacturing sorghum molasses, making as many as 6200 gallons in one season.  His main building is 80 by 30 feet, 16 feet high; also a shed 30 by 30 feet, 10 feet high. Mr. Zemer has been married three times; first on the 3d of July, 1856, to Ms. Martha E., daughter of Peter and Martha A. Cruse, born near Cleveland, O., Aug. 3, 1834, and came to this county with her parents in 1836.  By this union he has three children, viz.,Peter C., John H., and Seth I.  His wife died November 4, 1869.  On the 12th day of July, 1870, he married Miss Sarah A. Miller, by whom he had one child, which died in infancy.  Mrs. Zemer died Dec.1, 1876.  On the 31st day of August, 1877, he married Eliza Brodrick, nee Rutledge, by whom he has one child, viz., Hattie E.  In 1875 he purchased and moved on his father's home farm, where he now resides. 

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