Biography of Frank F. Holmwood
Erie County, NY Biographies


Holmwood, Frank F., East Hamburg, p. o. Orchard Park, was born in the town of East Hamburg, N. Y., August 23, 1859. He was educated in the public schools, Friends Institute, Orchard Park, and Aurora Academy, and has always followed the honorable occupation of farming. January 2, 1882, he married Metta V. Baker, and they had three children: Wilbur F. (died in his second year), Alice B. (a student in school), and Leon F. (who died at the age of ten months). Mr. Holmwood holds the office of justice of the peace, and is a member of Zion Lodge of Orchard Park No. 514, F. & A. M. His father, James Holmwood, was born in• England in 1813; he married Louise Callow of his native place, and they had eight children, four of them born in England: Sarah, James, jr., Henry, William, Louise, Cornelia, Lottie, Frank F. (as above). They came to America in 1850, locating in Buffalo, and in 1852 came to Hamburg. Mr. Holmwood died December 11, 1889, and his widow survives at this date (1897).

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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