Bishman Family Papers
Number of sheets: 1 Mortgage deed of Adam Bishman to J.W. Johnson and Co. May 5, 1869. Mortgage deed of J.W. Johnson to Eben S. Smith May 19, 1869. Waseca County, Otisco Township, Section 17. 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.