Biography of James W. Wilber

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Wilber, James W., Collins, p. o. Collins Center, was born in Collins, February 20, 1835. His father, John Wilber, was the son of Stephen Wilber, who settled in Collins in 1810 on the Holland Purchase and was one of the first settlers in the town. John Wilber married Christianna, daughter of John Strang, and followed in the footsteps of his father, being one of the prominent farmers of his time. He died in 1888. James Wilber was educated in Collins and Gowanda, after which he gave his attention to farming. In 1857, he married Lydia, daughter of Ephram Chace, and they have four children: John C., Ward J., Mrs. Jennie Kammerer and Gretchen. Mrs. Wilber died October 6, 1896.

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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