Biography of Samuel Lusk of Batavia, NY

Samuel Lusk, a native of Wethersfield, Conn., moved to Poultney, Vt., and died in 1828, aged 76 years. He served in the war of the Revolution. He married Naomi Bryant, of Connecticut, and their children were Samuel, Irena, Alvin, Salmon, Sally, and William. The latter, of Castleton, Vt, came to Batavia in 1835, and died in Newstead, Erie County, in 1870, aged 84 years. He served in the War of 1812. He married Aithea Sanford, of Poultney, Vt., daughter of Oliver Sanford, and his children were William H., Reuben S., Marcus, Caroline, Clarissa, Ann E., and Salmon. Salmon B. Lusk was born in Poultney, August 28, 1815, came to Batavia and married Sally, daughter of Jabez and Relief (Wheelock) Howe, and their children are Aithea, Elizabeth, Helen, Mary, Frank R., Clara E., and William B. Mr. Lusk has resided at his present place 24 years. He was elected sheriff in 1851, and served three years in the late war; was deputy provost-marshal, and held many offices of trust in the county. He was jailer seven years, and deputy sheriff three years. He is a breeder of thoroughbred American Merino sheep.

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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