A Biographical Record of Chemung County, New York

A Biographical Record of Chemung County, New York

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...and afterwards a Republican. In religious faith he was associated with the United Presbyterian church and therein served as trustee and in other offices. His son, James B., was a soldier of the Civil war. Mrs. McCann was a native of Dela ware county, New York, and was born July 13, 1829. Mr. and Mrs. McCann have had six children: Mary Helen, who was born April 6, 1850, died February 22, 1852; Emma Jane, born April 27, 1852, died February 26, 1863; Margaret Amelia, born December 28, 1855, died February 12, 1863; John, born February 17, 1860, is living in the town of Horseheads, where he is a prosperous farmer and where he is now serving_ as supervisor; George, born June 23, 1864, is an attorney, practicing in Elmira; and James David, born September' 5, 1868, is now treasurer of Chemung county and is accounted one of the leading agriculturists of this portion of the state. This well known and popular engineer whose identification with the Delaware, Lackawanna & Vestern railroad dates back to 1878, has been a resident of Elmira since 1881. He was born in Binghamton, New. York, February 8, 1862, and is a son ofJames and Catherine Vhalen, who wereborn and reared in Ireland and received good educational advantages in the schools. of their native land. In early life they cameto this country and were married in 1850. For some time prior to his death the father' was interested in railroad work. He died inBinghamton in 1875, at the age of seventyfive years, and his wife passed away at the same place in 1893, at the age of seventy. They were the parents of eight children, of whom two are now deceased, namely: John' who was yardmaster of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad at Chicago; and was killed while in the discharge of his...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 417g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688647X
  • 9781236886477