Biography of Edwin Vesey
Monroe County, MI Biographies





EDWIN VESEY, son of Jonathan and Sophia Vesey, was born in Lake county, O., in 1823. At the age of about 16 he engaged in grafting fruit trees, and followed that business through life, much of the time in former years in the Southern States. He came to Whiteford in 1852, and purchased 80 acres of land, on which he has since resided. He was married in 1847 to Angeline, daughter of William and Adeline Merriman, of Lake county, O., by whom he has had ten children, of whom seven are now living. He enlisted in 1864 in Co. K, 24th Mich. V. I., and served to the end of the war; he was in the fight at Hatchers Run, Va., and the Weldon Raid; was discharged at Detroit in July, 1865; he is a member of Page Post, No. 471, at Sylvania. O.

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

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