Biography of Adam Cacner of Bethany, NY

Adam Cacner was born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, about 1776. He married Mary A. Winterman, and they had seven children, three of whom were born in Germany. George, born December 25, 1841, came to Bethany when he was 12 years old, and made his home with Israel E. Judd. December 18, 1863, he enlisted in Co. L, 8th N. Y. H. A. Vols., and was discharged from Zekel's General Hospital, May 27, 1865. He was in the battles of the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and in front of Petersburg, where he was disabled June 23, 1864, by a gun-shot wound in the leg. December 25, 1865, he married Sarah Jane, pldest daughter of Edward Smith, formerly of Canada. They have six children, namely: Mary O., Kattie M., Frank J., Emily S., Clary A., and Charles W. Mr. and Mrs. Cacner are residing in this town on road 20.

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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