Biography of Jay Lathrop

Lathrop, Jay, p. o. Morganville, N. Y., was born in the town of Stafford, November 19, 1840. His father, John Lathrop, was a native of Pittsford, Vt., and came to Genesee county in 1813, settling dn the farm which has been in the possession of the family since. He married Martha Clifford, who died May 14, 1837, leaving six children: Mary Lathrop Benham, who died April 14, 1896: William; Ann Lathrop Taggart, died September 21, 1897; Whitman; Julia. died April 23, 1847; and Martha C., who has been a missionary in India for thirty years. Mr. Lathrop married for his second wife Elizabeth Herrick, daughter of Samuel Moody; they had six children: Jay, Howard, Abial, Caroline E, Helen F. and Walter E. Mr. Lathrop died February 22, 1887, aged ninety-three years. Jay Lathrop was educated in the common schools and since leaving school has been engaged in farming. He married Mina M., daughter of Alvan Warner; they have one daughter. Florence M. Mr. Lathrop has served three terms as supervisor, is one of the representative men of the town, and is the owner of one of the choicest and best equipped farms in the county.

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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