Biography of Alanson Edgerton

Edgerton, Alanson, was born in the town of Barre. Orleans county, N. Y., December 12, 1823. In 1853 he married Emeline Palmer of Ridgeway. He removed with his parents to Elba when he was ten years old. His active life has been passed as a farmer. He removed to the village of Batavia in 1878, and remained until 1898, when he returned to his farm. Mr. Edgerton has been a prosperous and successful farmer. He is endowed with a powerful, vigorous frame, and at seventy-six shows few traces of old age. His eldest son, Freeman Edgerton, was born April 13. 1861. He was educated in the public schools and at the Batavia Union School. In 1882 he married Susie, daughter of Truman Phelps, and they have four children, Ray N., Alanson H., Neva L. and Emma F. He is a farmer and resides in Elba. Hart Edgerton, the younger son of Alanson Edgerton, was born January 16, 1863. He resides in Rochester.

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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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