Biography of Mrs. A. M. Barrett

Barrett, Mrs. A. M., p. o. South Alabama. -Elvin A. Barrett was born in Byron, Genesee county, N. V, April 2, 1842. His father, J. B. Barrett, was a farmer; he married in 1841 Sarah M. Adams, who died in 1884; his second wife was Mary J. Davis. Elvin A. Barrett was educated in Elba. In 1861 he enlisted as private in the war of the Rebellion, serving two years in the ranks, after which for twenty months he was in the quartermaster's department. His first wife was Elizabeth Percy Dibble, who bore him three sons: Nelson T., of the Buffalo bar; Velsey B. and Stanton E. Nelson T. and Stanton E. enlisted to serve in the Spanish war- Nelson as second lieutenant in the 65th N. Y. Vols. and Stanton as private in the 203d N. Y. Vols,, later promoted to sergeant. Nelson and Stanton are graduates of the University of Rochester. In 1877 Elvin A. Barrett was married to Albina M., daughter of William and Ann E. Amsdeu; they are the parents of two daughters, Una A. ahd Lotta E. Mr. Barrett is prominent in his town, has been justice of the peace. member of the county committee, etc., and is highly respected.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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