Biography of Augustus S. Tryon

Tryon, Augustus S., p. o. Le Roy, was born in Middletown, Conn., June 28, 1826, a son of Enoch and Sarah (Crowell) Tryon. His father was a native of Connecticut; he held the office of supervisor for ten years and was justice of the peace for a number of years. He died in 1845 and his wife in 1867. A. S. Tryon was educated in the common schools, and began his business life in South Carolina where he engaged in mercantile trade. In 1849 he went to California, where he engaged in mining and mercantile business, and in 1856 came to Le Roy and again started in merchandising; in 1880 he retired and took up farming. He has been trustee of the village two terms. He married Elizabeth T. Tryon, who died in, 1883. and he married again Helen M., daughter of John Holmes; his children are Mary Tryon, Bryant, Augustus Crowell, Arthur Hubbard, and Clara M. Tryon Morey. Mr. Tryon is one of Le Roy's representative business men, of upright character, and he has always sought to promote the growth and prosperity of the town.

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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