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BRINSER, Jonas C. was born in Londonderry township, June, 1828, where he has spent his entire life, with the exception of two years. He attended the local schools and acquired a good business education. For about four years he was engaged in a general mercantile business, after which he became interested in the manufacture of the celebrated Brinser grain cradles. Mr. Brinser has taken an active part in political affairs and is a member of the Republican party. He served as justice of the peace for ten years. In 1854 he was married to Miss Lydia Weaver, daughter of George Weaver, of Lancaster county. They have had eight children, four of whom are living : Dudley, married Miss Kate Snyder ; Julia Ann, unmarried ; Burd, married Miss Annie Rider, of Harrisburg ; Alice, wife of Albert Foetz, of Londonderry township.


Historical Review of Dauphin County

Transcribed by Ronald Singer for the Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project

Date of Transcription: 11 March, 2001

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