Biography of Isaac Hildreth, Jr.
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Hildreth, Isaac, jr., a locomotive engineer, was born August 6, 1847, in Geneva, Ontario County, N. Y., and received his education in the public schools and in Starkey Seminary. March 21, 1864, he enlisted in Company B, One Hundred and Seventy ninth Infantry New York Volunteers, was wounded in the mine explosion before Petersburg, July 30, 1864, and was discharged for disability December 21, 1864. Mr. Hildreth married Lois A. Gardner, of Big Stream, Yates County, N. Y., and had born to him seven children, of whom Edward, Isaac, Alonzo, and Fannie died in infancy and George M., Grace M., and Ruth L. survive. They have resided in Elmira for twentyfour years. His father, Isaac Hildreth, born in Shaftsbury, Vt., married Phebe Cunningham, of Middletown, Orange County, N. Y. They had six children, of whom four are still living, viz.: Laura, John, Isaac, jr., and Mary. Mr. Hildreth was the pioneer of the nursery stock business in both Ontario and Yates Counties.

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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