Biography of H. S. Wends


Wends, H. S., Tonawanda, was born February 4, 1863, in Millville, Erie county, N. Y. He is the son of B. A. Wends, a native of Goelitz, Prussia, and came to the United States about 1840, settling at Wends Station, Erie county; he is recognized as one of the leading farmers of his town, serving as supervisor and justice of the peace for many years. H. S. Wends was educated in the common schools, graduating from the Alden Graded School. In 1884 he entered the Veterinary College, graduating in 1886. He then located in Tonawanda and married Nora Nice, daughter of John Nice, to whom were born two sons and one daughter: Bernard N., Nice Wends, and Sybil. Mr. Wends is one of the enterprising men of his town, serving as trustee, and as a member of the Board of Education, and has ever advanced the interests of his town and its people.

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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