Biography of Abner Bower

Bower, Abner, one of the best known and wealthiest farmers in the town of Bergen, N. Y., is a native of Cayuga county, N. Y., born October 3, 1825, a son of Benjamin and Mary (Henry) Bower and is the only surviving member of his father's family. He grew to manhood on the homestead, which he has since purchased from the heirs, where he has uccumulated a large property, owning a farm of 320 acres and other investments. In politics Mr. Bower is a Republican. In February, 1844, he married Mary Ellen Huff, who died June 6, 1896. They had three children: Wesley A. (deceased), Mary A., wife of Chester Adams, and Millard F. (deceased).

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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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