Bishman Family Papers
Number of sheets: 1 Mortgage deed of Adam and Anna M. Bishman to William F. Graves and Merrick E. Vinton, 1882 Brookings County in the territory of Dakota. Adam Bishman was born in Germany in 1824. He came to America in 1846 and settled in Otisco in 1856. When the railroad was built through Otisco and completed in 1879 the post office was located in his home. He remained the Otisco Postmaster until 1892.