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NISSLEY, Isaac L., farmer, was born in Swatara township, December 22, 1822. He is a son of Martin and Fanny (Landis) Nissley. Mr. Nissley’s father had a family of ten children, five of whom survive : Isaac L., Solomon, Jacob, Joseph, and Fannie. Isaac L. received his education in the public schools of his native place. He then engaged in farming, but is now living retired. He was married, in 1840, to Miss Mary, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Neidig, by whom he had one child, Mary. His wife died January 14, 1852. He married secondly, Catharine M. Harper, daughter of Jacob and Mary (Miller) Harper. Their children are : Ira H., Clara, Elmer E., Isaac L., Ida E, Cora, Warren R., and J. Harper. Elmer is a mail agent, and J. Harper is a stenographer. Mr. Nissley is a staunch Republican and has served two terms as supervisor. He is a member of the United Brethren church.

Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Transcribed by Leslie Silvernail ( for The Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Genealogy Transcription Project -

Date of Transcription: 11 August 2001

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