Genealogical and Family History of Central New York; A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation Volume 3

Genealogical and Family History of Central New York; A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Building of a Nation Volume 3

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...D, One Hundred and Fiftyseventh Regiment, New York Volunteers, and was in the active service for three years of the civil war. being mustered out in 1865. He took part in the battle of Chancellorsville and the battle of Gettysburg. He was in the hospital sick for a time. After Gettysburg he was ordered north to receive and forward drafted men and for seven months was engaged in this duty at Elmira, New York. He was in the offices at Hilton Head for a year. He had the rank of corporal. When he left the army he returned to Homer and since that he has followed farming on the place where he is now living. He has a herd of fifty cows and does a large dairy business. In politics he is a Republican. and for eight years he was justice of the peace and member of the town board. For seven years he was supervisor of the town. making a total of fifteen years on the town board. He is a member of Little York Grange. Patrons of Husbandry, of Homer, and of Villoughby Babcock Post, Grand Army of the Republic. In religion he affiliates with the.Iethodist Episcopal church. He married. December 18, 1867, Cornelia E., born at Preble, New York, April 12, 1848, daughter of Stephen F. and Mary E. (Jacobs) Salisbury. Her father was born in 1815 in Rhode Island, died February 20, 1892; her mother was born in Vermont in 1818, died in 1882. Thomas Salisbury. father of Stephen F., came from Cranston. Rhode Island, to Homer, New York. David Jacobs, father of Mary E. (Jacobs) Salisbury. came from Guilford, Windham county, Vermont, to Preble, New York, in 1826. Children of Mr. and Mrs. Pratt: 1. Rev. Stephen Salisbury, born October 23, 1868; a Methodist Episcopal clergyman, living at Clyde, New York; married Alida W. Lung. daughter of Roland and Missouri Lung: child, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 612g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236859464
  • 9781236859464