Biography of Marcena B. Hewes of Bergen, NY

Marcena B. Hewes, son of Ralph, was born in Oneida County, N. Y., March 7, 1822. He came to Genesee County when about 20 years old, locating in the town of Le Roy, where he resided till 1879, when he moved to Bergen. He has a fine, large farm of 290 acres, about four miles northwest of Bergen village, and also owns 30 acres in Riga. He married Cordelia Banister, October 10, 1848, and 10 of their 11 children are living. Dayton Hewes, the fourth son, was born in Le Roy, April 3, 1862, and by occupation is a farmer. He was educated for a teacher, and taught a few terms, but the farm duties predominated and he drifted to farming exclusively. October 27, 1886, he was married to Cora, daughter of George and Amelia Snyder, of Bergen. He and his brother Otis now work the farm of their father.

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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