Biography of John H. Haskins of Le Roy, NY

John H. Haskins was born in Londonderry, Vt., January 13, 1823, a son of Solon and Sophia (Hasey) Haskins, natives of New Hampshire and Bennington, Vt., respectivdy. Solon was a farmer, and served in the War of 1812. He came to LeRoy, Genesee County, in 1830, and settled on a farm of 86 acres. In 1838 he located where John H. now resides, and in 1844 purchased Clifford's mill, now known as Haskins's mill, which his sons have since operated. His children were Sophia, Warren P., Mary A. (deceased), John H., Rhoda M., and Orville R. (deceased). Solon Haskins died April 14, 1865, aged 79. His father, David, came from England and settled in New Hampshire. John H. Haskins received an academic education, and at the age of 21 he began farming, and with his brother operated the mill for a time. From 1865 to July, 1887, Rufus Bartlett was interested in the mill, and since then Mr. Haskins has had full control. Mr. Haskins has served in several town offices. In February, 1863, he married Marion Latham, daughter of William, an Episcopal minister, who came from England. By this marriage he had one son, now deceased. His second wife was Catharine L., daughter of Andrew Clifford, of Le Roy. They have two children, Frank J. and Mary E. Mrs. Sophia Haskins was a daughter of John Hasey, a Revolutionarv soldier.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



Genesee County Biographies

Names A to B
Names C
Names D to E
Names F to G
Names H
Names I to L
Names M to N
Names O to R
Names S
Names T to Z
Companies in 1890
Online Biographies

Genesee County History

New York History

Erie County Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012

Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies