Portrait and Biographical Record of Suffolk County (Long Island) New York

Portrait and Biographical Record of Suffolk County (Long Island) New York

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ... David VV. A. Belford, was also a native of that county. The latter is a mer J OSEPH M. BELFORD. We know of no They have one child, Donald Hawkins Belford. Mr. Belford is a member of the Masonic fraternity. He is one of the rising young men of this part of the State, and is possessed of that moral and personal integrity, and clear, well balanced, active intelligence, which makes and keeps the public service pure. LLEN P. SQUIRES, of Good Ground, is A one of the leading business men and influential citizens of this interesting village. He is a son of Alvin and Charry (Lane) Squires, and was born in this village March 1, I832, being the second of eleven children, of whom six are still living. The father, a native of Squiretown, Good Ground, was born December 25, I805, and throughout his life sustained a clean and wholesome reputation as a high-minded and enterprising man. He had been reared as a farmer and followed that calling during life. His ambitious spirit, however, drove him into the mercantile whaling and coastwise trade, and he owned several whaling ships, although he never went to sea himself. His interests in the business were of extensive proportions, four vessels being built and fitted out by him and sent out under his management and ownership in the coastwise trade. They were known as the "Schooner Oregon," the "Splendid," the "Lexington" and the "Tradesman." His death in his sixty-eighth year closed an unusually brilliant business career. Seth Squires, the grandfather of our subject, was a son of Ellis Squires, who came from Ifiigland at an early day, and settled near Nantucket. Seth became a prosperous farmer of (iood Ground, where he spent the greater part of his life. When a lad of...show more

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 26.67mm | 920.79g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516583
  • 9781236516589