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Holtzman, Harry B., dairyman and farmer was born at Matamoras, Dauphin county, Pa., August 28, 1858. He is a son of Isaac and Annie (Hocken) Holtzman. Isaac Holtzman was born August 31, 1832 ; his wife, Annie Hocken, February 20, 1835. They had seven children : John S., born February 11, 1854 ; George, June 10, 1856, died September 6, 1858 ; Henry B., August 28, 1858 ; Joseph M., September 8, 1860 ; Andrew J., December 22, 1865 ; Oscar J., November 27, 1872, and Anna M., January 24, 1880. Both the father and the mother are deceased ; the latter died October 9, 1890. They were consistent Christians, dutiful and faithful in the home, in society, and in the church.

Harry B. Holtzman was educated in the public schools of Susquehanna township and attended an academy in Harrisburg for one term. He selected the dairy and farm business as his vocation, and has no cause for repenting his choice, having met with satisfaction and success.

At the age of twenty-seven he bethought him of the error of his way of living and abandoned the ranks of the bachelors. On February 9, 1886, he married Anna A., daughter of Harry F. and Catherine S. (Harter) Long. They had four children : Ruth E., born October 17, 1887 ; Edna J., June 5, 1890 ; Edith May, August 10, 1891 ; Earl Harry, May 3, 1893. Mr. Holtzman is a Prohibitionist. He and his family are members of the United Brethren church.

Mrs. Holtzmanís parents Harry F. and Catherine S. Long, have had nine children : Three are deceased : Albert, died in infancy ; Addie L., and one infant unnamed. The surviving children are : Annie A., Eddie Irene, Bessie, Harvey H., Olive B., and Reese. Both parents are living and reside in Perry county, Pa.

Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Transcribed by Leslie Silvernail (lsilvernail@cfl.rr.com) for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project - http://maley.net/transcription

Date of Transcription: 11 August 2001

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