Biography of Andrew B. Jones of Elba, NY





Andrew B. Jones purchased 20 acres on the Transit line, early, and a saw-mill of Horace Gibbs (also an early pioneer), in which was a set of native stones for grinding feed. He at once erected a distillery, in 1820 rebuilt the saw.mill, in 1822 built the mill known as the "Transit mill," and in 1836 completed a flouring-mill below. Mr. Jones proved himself a benefactor to the new and prosperous country. Nathaniel Ford, in 1820, located in the north part of the town, leaving descendants to perpetuate the name.



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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