Biography of John A. Eversmeyer ( 1856- )
History of Lincoln County, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888), page 536.
John A. EVERSMEYER is a son of John A. and Anna M. (SCHAPER) Eversmeyer, who were born in Prussia September 25, 1829, and May 2, 1832, respectively. They were both brought to America when children, and were reared in Lincoln County, Mo., where they afterward married and lived. The father was an extensive agriculturist, and in politics endorsed and supported the principles of the Republican party, and he and wife worshipped in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He died February 8, 1888. Seven of his nine children are living, and John A. is the eldest son. He was born in Lincoln County on the 22d of October, 1856, and received the education and rearing of the average farmer's boy. After remaining with his parents until February 23, 1887, he, at that date, married Minnie P. GILLMORE, a daughter of Judge J. T. GILLMORE. She was born in the county August 17, 1865. John A. is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and supports the Republican party. He owns 160 acres of fertile land and is a successful and wide-awake young farmer.
File submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Leanna Eversmeyer 29 Jan 1999. Link change
or update: 23 May 2000
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