Biography of William A. Bower of Bergan, NY





William A. Bower, eldest son of Michael and C. Caroline Bower, was born in Bergen, October 26, 1855. His grandfather, Jacob Bower, was an old resident and pioneer of Bergen, from Cayuga County, N. Y., and followed farming till his death in 1871. William A. Bower, also a farmer, in 1878 purchased a farm in Byron, where he resided until March 6, 1886, when he removed to Bergen village, into his residence on Buffalo street. He married, November 8, 1876, Florence L., daughter of Andrew Y. and Harriet A. Weeks, of Bergen, and they have three children. Michael Bower, father of William A., was a farmer until i88i, when he removed to Bergen village, on Clinton street, where he now resides.



FROM:
Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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