Biography of Hubert Ponce of Le Roy, NY

Hubert Ponce was born in Belgium, September 15. 1843, a son of Nicholas and Elizabeth (Feltun) Ponce, who had three children. At the age of seven years he began to assist his father, who was a mason and weaver, and at the age of 25, in 1867, he came to Stafford and worked on a farm for two seasons, when he came to Le Roy and assisted in building the Episcopal Church and the art gallery of Ingham University. In 1874 he opened the Capitol restaurant and saloon, and has been proprietorof the Franklin House since the fall of 1881. He is also a dealer in real estate and live stock. He married Barbara Rider, of Sheldon, but a native of Belgium, and they have three children, Peter, Mary, and Lena.. All are members of the Roman Catholic Church.

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



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