Biography of John L. Macomber

Macomber, John L., p. o. Oakfield, N. Y., was born in Alabama, January 29, 1833. His father, William Macomber, was a native of Kinderhook, N. Y., born in 1797, and settled in Alabama in 1831, where be followed farming. He married Harriet Cutler of Alabama; they had eight children. Mrs. Macomber died in 1844 and Mr. Macotnber married Miss M. M. Roe. Mr. Macomber died December 10, 1861. John L. Macomber was educated in the common schools and Cary Collegiate Seminary. December 18, 1861, he married Helen G., daughter of Sylvester Willis; they have one daughter, Alice Macomber Parker, wife of Fred B. Parker, who have one daughter, Helen Macomber Lydia Parker. Mr. Macomber has been trustee of Cary Seminary for twenty-five years, and was elected president of the village in March, 1898. He is a brother of the late Francis A. Macomber, of Rochester, who was for many years one of the justices of the Supreme Court of this State.

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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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