William E. Friesner, school-teacher, third son of Simeon and Elizabeth A. (Zeller) Friesner, was born in Falls Township, Hocking County, Aug. 19, 1860, and lived with his parents until manhood, working on the farm. He received a common-school education and attended select school three terms. Since the age of nineteen years he has been teaching school. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church.
History of Hocking Valley, Ohio Chicago: Inter-state Publishing Co., 1883