Biography of William H. Duguid

Duguid, William H., p. o. Corfu, N. Y., was born in the town Pavilion, Genesee county, N. Y., April 20, 1834, and received his education in the common schools. For ten years he was a miller until failing health caused him to take up farming. In 1862 he married Electa Kinne; they had two children: Hattie S. and Roy K. Hattie S. married, first, John Bennett of Corfu; they had one son, Harry W; Mr. Ben- nett died in 1892, and Mrs. Bennett married, second, George H. Phelps. Roy K. is a blacksmith and farmer. Mrs Duguid died January 8, 1893. Mr. Duguid's father, Jason Duguid, was born in Pompey. N. Y., in 1803, was educated in the common schools and Pompey Academy and settled in Pavilion when a young man. He married Achach Halbert of Pavilion, and nine children were born to them: Jennette L., Addison, Sarah A., Miranda L., William H., Manfred, Henry C., Nelson A. and Melvin D. Mr. Duguid died in 1874 and his widow in 1889. Mr. Duguid's grandfather, William Duguid, was born in Scotland and came to the United States in the seventeenth century. William H. Duguid is a staunch Republican and a useful and respected citizen.

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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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