Biography of John W. Davy of Bergan, NY

John W. Davy, third son of John and Margarette Davy, was born in Canada, November 22. 1845, and at the age of 17 commenced the trade of blacksmithing. In April, 1866, he came to this town, and for eight years he worked for other parties, but for the past 15 years has carried on the business himself. He married Anna B. Gordon, of Kingston, Canada, September 30, 1867, and has a family of three children, one of whom, Ethel E., is an adopted daughter. Willie J. was born December 6, 1869, and Grace G. July 9, 1876. Mr. Davy has been very successful in business. and is able to reap the reward of industry by doing business in his own brick block on Buffalo street. He enjoys the confidence of his townsmen, as is attested by his success in business and the offices of trust he fills in the school and other corporations of the village.

Our Countty and it's people
a descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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