NameMary Ann HILE 2305,700
Birth Date10 Nov 18162306
Birth PlacePennsylvania, USA
Residence PlaceShamokin Hills, Northumberland Co., PA, USA2303
Death Date25 Mar 1893620 Age: 76
Misc. Notes
Mary Ann was a woman of unusual intelligence and taught her children at home.2307
Birth Date9 Mar 1814
Birth PlacePike Township, Clearfield Co., PA, USA
Death Date17 Jul 1902 Age: 88
Burial PlaceBloomington, Clearfield Co., PA, USA2303
Burial Memoin the country graveyard
FatherIsaac BLOOM (1780-1859)
MotherSarah “Polly” Apgar (1785-1868)
Misc. Notes
James A. Bloom was also born in Pike township, the Bloom family being one of the old and substantial ones of this part of Clearfield county.

He settled on the farm now owned by his son, Harvey Bloom, following a short period on a rented farm north of Curwensville, and this remained his permanent home, his death occurring here at the age of eighty-eight years, four months and eight days.

He was a member of the Baptist church. In politics he was identified with the Democratic party and he frequently served in township offices, having been constable, collector and supervisor and also overseer of the poor.

He married Mary Ann Hile, a daughter of Henry Hile, Sr., and they had eleven children born to them.

Mary Ann died at the age of seventy-six years and both she and James were buried in the Bloomington cemetery. They were good people in every sense of the word and enjoyed the respect and esteem of those who knew them.2304

James A. Bloom, son of Isaac, was born in 1808 [?] and lived to the age of ninety-four, dying in 1902. He is buried in the country graveyard at Bloomington, in Clearfield county.

A man prominent in the business and public affairs of his day, he was a well known and substantial citizen. He had the farm of 160 acres now owned by his son Harvey, and in connection with farming followed lumbering, rafting down the West Branch of the Susquehanna river to Marietta, in Lancaster county.

He filled the Township offices of constable, supervisor and school director. His wife, Mary Ann (Hile), of Shamokin Hills, died aged seventy-nine years. They were the parents of twelve children.2303

James has been a lifelong citizen of Pike township and is still [1897] residing on his farm near Curwensville, aged 83 years.2301
Family ID1694
ChildrenNaomi (-1896)
 Harvey (1841-)
 Jane (1843-)
 Edward (1845-1921)
 Amos (1846-)
 Alfred (1854-1936)
 Daniel (1858-ca1884)
 Mary (-1910)
 Julia (-<1911)
 Lucy (Died as Infant) (-<1911)
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