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Old Chester, PA: Biographical Sketches
(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)
Enos Painter (1818-38), son of
James and Jane (Carter) Painter, was born in Birmingham, December 1, 1773.
On his marriage to Hannah Minshall, of Middletown, he settled on one of
the farms then owned by the bride's father. In 1810, he was trustee of the
Middletown Fund for Schooling Negro Children, and in the Act of April 10,
1835, was appointed a commissioner to receive subscriptions for stock of
the Delaware County Insurance Company. He was a wealthy farmer. He died
May 31, 1857, aged 83 years. His sons, Minshall and Jacob Painter, became
men of prominence in the county.
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