Biography of Newton H. Green

Green, Newton H., was born in Byron, N.Y., September 16, 1828, a son of Andrew H. and Lavinia (Goold) Green. His father was a land surveyor, who came to Genesee county and settled in the town of Bergen in 1809. He was a man prominent in town affairs, was supervisor of the town for years and member of assembly in 1839 and 1840; he died in 1875. Newton H. Green was educated in the common schools and Brockport Academy, and taught school for several terms. In 1855 he married Sylvina M., daughter of George Dewey; their children are Hattie L. Bowen, Carrie L. White, Charles N. Green and Emogene D. Walker. Mr. Green is a grain, stock and fruit farmer; his farm of about 400 acres is one of the choicest in Genesee county. He was town superintendent of schools two terms, assessor two terms, supervisor five years and a member of assembly in 1875 and 1876. Mr. Green is a man of unusual intelligence, and few men in Genesee county have ever enjoyed in a larger degree the confidence of the people. He is tall, of dignified and commanding presence. His older brother, Loren Green, also represented the county in the Assembly for two years. Since the above sketch was prepared Mr. Green has died. A good man and an honored citizen has gone to his reward. His death occurred April 15, 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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