Biography of Edwin G. Chilcott
Erie County, NY Biographies


Chilcott, Edwin G., East Hamburg, p. o. Orchard Park, was born on the Chilcott homestead, two miles east of Orchard Park, March 17, 1833. He was educated in the district schools, East Aurora Academy and Albany State Normal School, and is a leading dairy farmer of the town. April 23, 1857, he married Marion S. Dutton of Concord, N. Y., and they have five children: Wayland D.. Alton W. and Cyrus B. (both deceased), Wilber G. and Carrie L. Mr. Chilcott's father, Amos, was born in Bucks county, Pa., in 1798 and came with his parents to Erie county when eight years of age. He married Rachael Webster, and they had ten children: Caroline, Benjamin F., William W., Julia A., Amos, Rachael A., Edwin G. (as above), Cyrus A., Lucretia M. and an infant not named. Mrs. Chilcott's father, Oliver Dutton, was born at Royalton, Vt.. June 1, 1800. He was educated in the schools of the day and was a carpenter and joiner by occupation. He married Sophia Wood of Shaftsbury, Vt., and they had five children: Mary J., Sarah A., Marion S. (as above), West and Oliver. Mrs. Dutton died in 1842, and for his second wife he married Sarah Wood, his first wife's sister. Mr. Dutton died April 21, 1891, and his widow December 18, 1893.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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