NISSLEY, Martin H., dairyman and farmer, is a son of Solomon and Catharine (Paul) Nissley. The parents had a family of nine children : Joseph, Francis, Henrietta, Henry P., Rachel H., Rebecca L., Martin H., Emma E., Edgar G. and Annie A. Mrs. Nissley’s father is deceased and her mother still survives. They had four children, two of whom, Mary and Eliza, are deceased. Mr. Nissley’s education was received in the public schools of his native place and in the high school of New Kingston, Cumberland county. After leaving school he engaged in farming. He was married, September 21, 1886, to Miss Emma Dodge, daughter of Edwin and Charlotte (Sherwood) Dodge. Their children are: Annie C., Horace C., Marion C., and Rachel H. In politics he is a staunch Republican, and is also a member of the United Brethren church.
Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
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Date of Transcription: 11 August 2001
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