Biography of Henry A. Fiske of Stafford, NY





Henry A. Fiske came from Jefferson County, N. Y., in 1810, when he was seven years of age. He married Eliza Parker, of Batavia, and had five children. He died in 1863, and his wife in 1874. His father, Sylvanus, located on road 24, and had eight sons, of whom two are now living, viz.: Frederick in Indiana, and William in the State of Washington. Sylvanus W., son of Henry A., was born October 8, 1829. He attended school at Morganville until the age of 15, and taught until he was 20 years old, when he worked upon his father's farm, which he purchased. In 1851 he married Jeanette, daughter of Aaron and Electa Beswick, and they had one child, Henry, who died in 1879. In 1874 Mr. Fiske went to the Rocky Mountains. In 1880 his wife died from cancer, and February 28, 1881, he married Louisa, daughter of Tobias Hufletine, and spent some years in travel in this country and in Europe. Upon his return he again occupied his farm, to which he has since devoted all his energies He was highway commissioner for two years.


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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