||Raymond E. Misner
Raymond E. Misner, son of Ephraim and Marietta (Darling) Misner, natives of New York, was born in the State, April 14, 1850, and at the age of 16 years came to Michigan and settled in Newaygo County, where he was employed in a saw-mill for nearly ten years; he was also employed about two years by the Chicago & West Michigan Railroad Company. Jan. 1, 1880, he formed a partnership with R. W. Rutherford, for the purpose of carrying on the grocery, boot and shoe, flour and feed, and provision trade, under the firm name of Rutherford & Misner, in Fremont. They carried a stock of about $2,000.
Mr. Misner was married, in Fremont, Dec. 25, 1869, to Sophia J., daughter of Cornelius and Christina Addison, natives of Holland. She came to America with her parents, and remained at home until her marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Misner had two children; Stella M., born Dec. 25, 1870, and James E., born June 27, 1875.
Mr. Misner was appointed Special Policeman the first year Fremont Village was incorporated. In politics, he was identified with the Republican party.
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