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Potter County, Chapter 29, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXIX BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES-  ROULETTE, HOMER, PORTAGE (AND BOROUGH OF AUSTIN) AND WHARTON TOWNSHIPS ROULETTE TOWNSHIP. MRS. PRUDENCE L. BOYINGTON, daughter of Burrel and Dorcas (Irons) Lyman, was born in…

Potter County, Chapter 28, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXVIII BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES – ULYSSES TOWNSHIP AND BOROUGH OF LEWISVILLE, ALLEGHENY, HEBRON, CLARA AND PLEASANT VALLEY TOWNSHIPS ULYSSES TOWNSHIP AND BOROUGH OP LEWISVILLE C.E. BAKER, farmer, P.O. Ulysses, is…

Potter County, Chapter 27, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXVII BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES—HECTOR, PIKE, WEST BRANCH, ABBOT AND STEWARDSON TOWNSHIPS HECTOR TOWNSHIP. JAMES DOUGLAS, farmer, P.O. Hector, was born in Tompkins county, N.Y., May 12, 1820. He attended school…

Potter County, Chapter 26, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXVI BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES— BINGHAM AND HARRISON TOWNSHIPS BINGHAM. TOWNSHIP ZERA O. BACON, farmer, P.O. Genesee Fork, was born in Wellsville, N.Y., March 12, 1837, a son of Ira and…

Potter County, Chapter 25, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXV BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES – SHARON, OSWAYO AND GENESEE TOWNSHIPS SHARON TOWNSHIP ANDREW J. BARNES, lumberman and farmer, P.O. Millport, was born in Wayne county, Penn., March 30, 1836, a…

Potter County, Chapter 24, Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER XXIV BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES – EULALIA TOWNSHIP AND BOROUGH OF COUDERSPORT J.W. ALLEN, land estate agent, Coudersport, is a son of Ezra and Lydia Allen, and was born in East…

Potter County, Chapter 23, Ulysses Township, Lewisville

CHAPTER XXIII ULYSSES TOWNSHIP- BOROUGH OF LEWISVILLE ULYSSES TOWNSHIP- UNION OF ULYSSES AND JACKSON TOWNSHIPS- GENERAL TOPOGRAPHY- POPULATION- ASSESSMENTS- ORIGINAL SETTLERS- SOME FIRST THINGS- ELECTIONS IN FEBRUARY, 1890—VILLAGES.  BOROUGH OF…

Potter County, Chapter 22, Sharon Township

CHAPTER XXII SHARON TOWNSHIP GEOLOGICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL-  THE BOULDERS-  VALUABLE STONE-  NATURE’S FREAKS-  RELICS-  PETROLEUM INTEREST-  POPULATION-  TAX- PAYERS OF 1832-  SOME FIRST SETTLERS AND THEIR PRIVATIONS-  FIRST STORE AND…

Potter County, Chapter 21, Roulette Township

CHAPTER XXI ROULETTE TOWNSHIP TOPOGRAPHY AND NATURAL ADVANTAGES-  POPULATION IN 1880-  TAXABLES IN 1831-  EARLY NAMES-  THE GERMANS-  PRIMITIVE PRICES-  EARLY BAPTISTS-  INDUSTRIES-  SCHOOLS-  MISCELLANEOUS-  ELECTIONS IN FEBRUARY, 1890-  VILLAGE…