Biography of Nathan H. Farnsworth

Farnsworth, Nathan H., was born in the town of Alabama, N. Y., July 13, 1856, son of William L. and Lucy J. (Westcott) Farnsworth. William J. was a native of Ontario county and settled in Genesee county in 1840. He was a farmer, also dealer in live stock, and was prominent in school and church affairs; he died in 1889, and his wife in 1862. Nathan H. Farnsworth was educated in Batavia and Oakfield. November 30, 1881, he was married to Myra B. Dunlap; she died January 5, 1883, leaving one daughter, Myra J. October 1, 1885, Georgia, daughter of David Sullings, became his wife; they have three daughters -Cora, Ruth and Viola. Mr. Farnsworth is a farmer of ability and intelligence and may be classed with those of his fellow citizens who are interested in promoting the advancement of the town's well being. He is a prominent Democrat.

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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