Biography of Sheldon C. Tupper

Tupper, Sheldon C., p. o. Indian Falls, N. Y., was born in the township of Elba, N. Y., April 16, 1837, and educated in the district schools. In his early days he was a carpenter and is now a farmer, having owned his present homestead, near Indian Falls, twenty-two years. February 25, 1862, he married Laura W. Bullock of Elba, N. Y.; they have eight living children: Minnie C., Charles A., Fannie P., Annie E., Frank VT., Homer E., Susie M. and Harry N. Minnie C. married Monroe Derr of Buffalo. Fannie P. married Warren Winslow; they have three children: Clarence M., Allen N., and Millie L. Annie B. married George Ott; their children are Niel and Mabel. Frank W. married Mary Inglesbe. Mr. Tupper's father, Menzie M. Tupper, was born in Connecticut, February 8, 1793, and came to this State when a young man; he married Amerilla Warren of his native State, September 13, 1822; they had eight children: Nathan L., Abigail C. and Lydia (twins), Tupper, Cordelia C., John C., Sheldon C., and Martha E. Mr. Tupper died in 1869, and his wife March 14, 1839. Mrs. Tupper's father, Alva N. Bullock, was born at Athens, N. Y., April 8, 1819, came to the town of Elba in 1837, and on October 26, 1841, married Mary A. Waldo of Elba, who bore him seven children: Alva L., Silas E., Perlina, Homer D., Frank E. and Mary A. Mr. Bullock died May 11, 1896, and his wife January 10, 1864. Mr. Tupper in his political faith is thoroughly independent. His grandfather Tupper was a soldier in the Revolutionary war.

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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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