Historical Sketches of the Town of Portland; Comprising Also the Pioneer History of Chautauqua County, with Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers

Historical Sketches of the Town of Portland; Comprising Also the Pioneer History of Chautauqua County, with Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers

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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. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...1817..He was elected supervisor for the years 1865 and 1866. llr. Fay is a farmer and fruit grower, but a year since sold his interest in town, and is now living at Topeka, Kansas. 25. Alfred Eato71--The son of David and Mercy Eaton, was born in Portland, March 4th, 1815. He was elected supervisor of the town for the years 1867 and '68. and discharged the duties of the ofiice acceptably. He is a farmer and occupies the farm settled by his father in 1806. He was elected a justice of the peace in 1869. 26. Joseph E. Harris--The son of Joshua and Clarissa Scott Harris; was born in the county of Windham, Vermont, July 15th, 1809. He came to Portland in 1831. In some capacity he served the town many years. He was elected supervisor for the year 1869. Mr. Harris is a farmer and occupies a portion of the land settled by Wm. Dunham in 1816. 27. Theodore S. lloss--Was elected supervisor for the years 1870, '71, '72 and '73. He was the' son of Edward and Sally Sherwood Moss, and was bornin "Tashington county, this state, _October 16th, 1822. He came from there to Portland in 1839. He was elected ajustice of the peace in 1849. Mr. Moss was for many years a merchant, and now is a member of the firm of Moss, Haight & Dunham, bankers at Brocton., Town Cleric-.--Town clerks of the town of Chautauqua, county of Genesee: 1805, James Montgomery; 1806, James Montgomery; 1807, John s. Bellows. ' Of the town of Chautauqua and county of Chautauqua: 1808, John Scott; 1809, John Scott; 1810, Lazarus Cary; 1811, Lazarus Cary; 1812, John F. Cary; 1813, George Mc.G. Ogle. ', Of the ancient town of Portland: 1814, Asa Hall; 1815, Amos Atwater. Of the second town of Portland: 1816, Jabez Hulburt; 1817, Fenn Deming;...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923200
  • 9781236923202