Biography of J. Lyman Crocker

Crocker, J. Lyman, son of Isaac and Susan (Emmons) Crocker, was born in Hamilton, Madison county, N. Y., September 4, 1814. His education was received in the common schools of his native town and the Middlebury Academy. He was engaged in teaching school for a number of years and served his town as superintendent of schools and supervisor and filled other offices of minor importance. On June 14, 1843, Mr. Crocker married Tammay McIntyre of Worcester county. Mass., by whom he had two children-Edgar M. and Henry C. Mr. Crocker's father was a native of Colchester, New London county, Conn., and his mother of East Haddam, Middlesex county, Conn. They were married in December, 1812, and in 1814 they removed to Madison county, N. Y., and in 1816 to Genesee county, settling two miles south of Le Roy village on ninety acres, which he purchased the year previous. His grandfather, Simeon C., jr., wa.s a soldier in the Revolutionary war and was connected with the quartermaster's department; he married a Miss Swift and reared a family of seven children Mr. Crocker's great-grandfather, Simeon Crocker, Sr., came from England at an early day and settled in Connecticut. Since the above sketch was prepared Mr. Crocker died on February 11, 1899.

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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