Biography of Charles E. Edson of Le Roy, NY

Charles E. Edson, son of Dr. Galen K. and Lucy (Hudson) Edson, was born September 6, 1839, in Rutland, Vt. With his parents he came to Le Roy, and received a common school education. In 1870, with a colony of 100, he went to Blue Rapids, Kan., where he lived five years, when he returned to Le Roy, where he has resided since, and for the past five years has been engaged in gardening. He married Martha E., daughter of Ward and Eliza (Trimbell) Beckley, who were born in Connecticut and Johnstown, N. Y., respectively, and who reared one son and four daughters. Mr. and Mrs. Beckley came to Le Roy in 1810, and settled where Mrs. Rumsey now resides. Mr. Beckley died in 1880. He was a son of David Beckley, of Connecticut, was an early pioneer of Genesee County, and was a soldier of 1812. Mr. and Mrs. Edson's children are Archie N., Frank C., Charles L., and Hattie.

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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