Biography of Moses L. Conger


Conger, Moses L., Collins, p. o. Collins Center, was born in Collins, February 12, 1826. His father, Noel Conger, was a native of Danby. Vt., and came to Collins in 1819, where he was a farmer all through life. He married Betsey, daughter of Job Sherman. He died in 1885, in his eighty-fourth year. Moses L. Conger was educated in the common schools and on January 29, 1851, married Martha W., daughter of Peleg and Elizabeth Wood, and they have one son, Lawton M. Conger. Mrs. Conger died January 15, 1890, in the sixtieth year of her age. Mr. Conger has always been a farmer and has for several years been engaged in breeding thoroughbred Ayrshire and Jersey cattle. His home, "Maple Shade Stock Farm," is near the village of Collins Center. Lawton M. Conger, son of Moses L. Conger, was born April 5, 1865. He received a good common school education and on February 25, 1890, married Mertie E., daughter of Seymour King of Yorkshire, N. Y. They have one daughter, Martha Lorena, born December 28, 1890. Mr. Conger is a farmer by occupation, being the superintendent of his father's stock farm. He and his wife are both devout Christians and are members of the Free Methodist church at Collins Center.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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