Could this family be connected? Anonymous History of Bedford, Somerset, and Fulton Counties, Pennsylvania : with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its pioneers and prominent men. Chicago: Waterman, Watkins & Co., 1884, 780 pgs.
William Crisman was one of the first settlers of St. Clair township. He served two terms in the state legislature at the time when it was customary for members of that body to carry their outfits in knapsacks to the capital. He was justice of the peace a number of years. He died in 1843. He was the father of nine children, all of whom are dead -- John, Mary (Wisegarver), Betsey E. (Wisegarver), William, George, Eve (Wisegarver) Daniel and Rebecca (Barnet). William Crisman, Jr. was born in St. Clair township in 1795, and followed farming. He died in 1849. His children were Rebeccca (Shimer), John W., Eva (Beegle), Eliza (Ickes), William, Andrew J. Samuel (decesed), Daniel, Moses, Miranda (Riddle), deceased, and Joseph. John W. Crisman lives on the old homestead. He wons a fine farm of three hundred acres, and also a store at Cessna. Mr. Crisman served a term as county auditor. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=glenhaven&id=I14049http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=glenhaven&id=I14049 ID: I14049 Name: William M. CRISMAN 1 Sex: M Birth: 25 JUL 1764 in , Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America 1 Death: 8 DEC 1843 in St. Claresville, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA 1 Burial: Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA Note: Burial - Mt. Smith Cemetery 1 CMTR: Mt. Smith Cemetery, north of Bedford, PA 1 Change Date: 11 JUL 2004
Marriage 1 Rebeckka [LAST NAME UNKNOWN] b: 10 APR 1764 in , , Pennsylvania, Colonial America Married: 1787 in , Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA 1 Children John CRISMAN b: 1790 in , Bedford County, Pennsylvania, USA