Biography of William Easterbrooks
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Easterbrooks, William, was born in Providence, R. I., where he died. He was a fisherman and whaler by occupation, and served in the Revolutionary war. He married Mary Miller. and their children were: Caleb, Martin, Nathaniel, Abial, Mary, Rachel, Charity.\, and William. The latter was born at Providence and came to Herkimer N. Y., and finally moved to Hornby, Steuben County. where he died at the age of eighty four. He married Mary, daughter of Abial and Mary (Scott) Eighma. (Mrs. Eighma was a sister of Gen. Winfleld Scott.) The children of Mr. and Mrs. Easterbrooks were Abial, Mahaly, Daniel, George, Philander, Mary, Charity, William, John A., Samuel, Abram, Mianda, and Isaac. John A. Easterbrooks, born at Butternuts, Otsego County, N. Y., February 29, 1814, came to Corning, N. Y., in 1860, where he now resides. He married, in 1838, Miranda, daughter of Abel N. and Diantha (Armstrong) Sweet, and their children are Diantha. Mary, Serena, John M., Philander, Newton, and Jasper. Philander was born in Hornby, N. Y., September 22, 1848, and married, April 24, 1879, Emma H. Whitcomb of Big Flats, daughter of Zeno and Diantha Whitcomb, and is now proprietor of the Buena Vista House. The original Easterbrooks family were William, Abial, and Caleb, brothers, who came from London, England, about 1590, to Providence, R. I.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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