in (Northumberland) Union Co. PA
was the 6th child of
was born two years before
was a Shoemaker and Farmer.
See his Ledger
Two years later the 1st American Automobile appeared.
CONRAD'S - Michigan Branch Links
September 22, 1893
America's First Automobile
but by Charles and Frank Duryea,
two bicycle makers.
Charles spotted a gasoline engine at the
1886 Ohio State Fair and became convinced that an engine-driven carriage could be built.
The two brothers designed and built the
car together, working in a rented loft
in Springfield, Massachusetts.
After two years of tinkering,
Charles and Frank Duryea showed off their home
invention on the streets of Springfield,
the first successful run of an automobile in the U.S.
Buried in Dreisbach Church Cemetery; Union County, Pennsylvania
Buried in Ellisville Cemetery; Fulton County, Illinois