Amandus Bissey, carpenter, P. 0. Sellersville, was born in Bucks county, January 4, 2022use) Bissey, both of German descent. Charles Bissey, born in this county, learned the blacksmith's
trade, but afterwards followed farming. Amandus learned tiie trade of carpenter with Enos B. Gearhart, with whom he worked for tliree years. He was then employed by Nace & Bishop for four years, when he moved to Landsdale and worked there one year for L. J. Sellers. He then began to work for the Philadelphia & Reading railroad company, and at the present time is a builder and contractor. On July 15, 1874, he married Emma Ketrick, this lady being of German extraction. Tliey are the parents of four children : Flora M., Annie N., Sallie M. and Viola. Mr. Bissey is a member of the Lutheran church, and in politics a democrat.

Charles Bissey, farmer, P. O. Perkasie, was born in Bucks county, October 20, 1822, and is a son of Abraham and Susan Huntsberger) Bissey, both also natives of the county. Abraiiam Bissey, the grandfather of Charles, was likewise born in this county, being of German origin, and was a weaver by occupation. His son Abraiiam, father of Charles, followed the same trade. In his early life our subject learned the trade of a blacksmith, and was employed at that branch of industry for eleven years. He then left that employment, and went to farming, which has occupied him since. He was married June 5, 1853, to Caroline Althouse, who is of German descent, and was born October 13, 1828. They are the parents of the following children: Jacob A., Amandus A., Caroline, deceased; Mary E. and Harvey. Mr. Bissey belongs to the Lutheran church, and in politics is a democrat.



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