History of Mercer County

Samuel Hamblin, of Hamblin, Sons & Co., was born in Greenville, Penn., January 7, 1840, and grew up in his native town. After obtaining a common school education he entered his father's foundry and machine shop, and became master of the mechanical part of the business.  He continued to work for his father until August, 1871, when he became a member of the present firm, with full control of the mechanical department.  Mr. Hamblin was married December 7, 1801, to Miss E. J Kyle, of Greene Township, a native of Dauphin County, Penn.  Four children have been born of this union:  Mary C., John G., Maud G. and Ralph R.  Mr. Hamblin is a Republican in politics, and the family are adherents of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Ancestry.com.  History of Mercer County, Pennsylvania.  Provo, UT. MyFamily.com, Inc.2004.  History of Mercer County, Pennsylvania, its past and present:  including its aboriginal history, its early settlement and development, a description of its historic and interesting localities, sketches of its boroughs, townships and villages, neighborhood and family histories, portraits and biographies of pioneers.

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