Biography of Phillip Harwick
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PHILLIP HARWICK was born in Herkimer county, N. Y., in 1816. His parents were Abram and Margaret Harwick. The family removed to Monroe county, N. Y, and thence to Cattaraugus county, and from there in 1836 they came to Monroe county, Mich., locating in the southwest corner of the township of Ida. They brought their own team of horses, occupying two weeks' time in making the trip. They took up 96 acres of wild land, and were obliged to make their own road a portion of the way to get to it. The parents died on this farm. Philip Harwick now owns 65 acres of the original farm, on which he now resides. He married in 1861 Miss Margaret Denen, a native of England. They have four children.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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