Niagara County

1897 Biography - Charles Lureman

Lureman, Charles, was born in Germany, September 16, 1843, a son of John and Christian (Schreider) Lureman, natives of Germany, who immigrated to America in 1854, settling in Trenton, Oneida county, N. Y., and in 1859 came to Pendleton, where Mrs. Lureman died in 1879. Charles Lureman was educated in the common schools and has always been a farmer on the homestead farm of eighty acres, which he now owns. May 6, 1861, he enlisted in Co. A. 28th N. Y. Vols.; he was discharged June 4, 1864, and re-enlisted in Co. A, 2d N. Y. Mounted Rifles, and was honorably discharged August 10, 1865. He was engaged in the following battles: Winchester. Cedar Mountain, Antietam, Chancellorsville and many smaller battles and was wounded while crossing the Appomattox River, near Farmville. In politics Mr. Lureman is a Republcan and has been collector and elected assessor in 1897, being the only Republican elected in the town. In 1871 he married Wilhelmina Vereck of Pendleton, and they have four children: Louisa F., Matilda A., Charles J. and Alice C.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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