Biography of Frank B. Redfield

Redfield, Frank B., was born in Batavia, March 20, 1847. His father, Heman J. Redfield, was a native of Suffield. Conn., and the family trace their descent from William Redfield, who came from England in 1639. Heman J. came to Ontario county in 1800 and for about twenty years practiced law in Le Roy. In 1836 he came to Batavia in the interests of the Holland Land Co. He married Abbie N. Gould, January 27, 1817, who died in 1811, and he afterwards married Constance C. Bowles. Mr. Redfield was one of the prominent men of Western New York. serving as State senator, collector of port of New York under President Pierce, district attorney and master in chancery and other positions of honor and trust; he died in 1877. A sketch of his career appears elsewhare in this work. F. B. Redfleld was educated in the public schools and in Canadaigua and Concord, N. H. In 1874 he married Caroline, daughter of William Dolbeer; they have two daughters, Constance and Rachel Dolbeer. For many years Mr. Redfield was prominently identified with the New York State, the Western New York and the Genesee County Agricultural Societies, and he served as director of each. Of late years he has been connected with the management of the Batavia Industrial Company, of which he is an officer. Mr. Redfield is one of the wardens of St. James Episcopal church.

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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