Biography of Jason Duguid of Pavilion, NY





Jason Duguid, of Pompey, Onondaga County, was born March 26, 1803. His father was William, whose father, John, came from Scotland. Jason began life as a. teacher at the age of 17 years. He was a leading citizen of Pavilion, where he settled in 1822, and held the office of justice of the peace, and others. He died December 24, 1874 His wife was the daughter of Amos Halbert, who came from Westrnoreland, N. Y., and settled near Roanoke very early. He died during the war, aged 84 years. The sons and daughters of Jason Duguid, all of whom are living and have families, are Addison, Sarah A., Maud L., Jeanette L., Melvin D., William H., Nelson A., Henry C., and Manfred. Manfred Duguid was born October 17, 1836, where he now resides, and was educated at the district schools. He enlisted in the 129th N. Y. Inf., and was transferred to the 8th N. Y. H. A., as second sergeant. He was in the battles of the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and North Anna, and all others in which his regiment participated. He was commissioned second lieutenant in the fall of 1864, and discharged June 22, 1865, at Rochester, since when he has been engaged in farming. Mr. Duguid has held several positions of trust. He married, August 18, 1868, Nancy J., daughter of John Ward, of Pavilion, and their children are Minnie A. and John W.



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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