Biography of S. Nelson Beattie


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Beattie, S. Nelson. - Within the past few years S. Nelson Beattie, the leading horse breeder of the county, has made a record for prize winners produced and has won many premiums on his stock. He was born in Washington county, N. Y., April 26, 1841. At the age of sixteen years he removed with his parents to Jefferson county and settled in the town of Pamelia, where he obtained his education from the public schools. His first business experience on his own account was in the grocery business in the city of Watertown with F. Zimmerman, under the firm name of Zimmerman & Beattie, which copartnership continued for three years, and at the end of this time he sold his grocery interests and removed to his present farm. December 24, 1863, be married Helen A. Sowle, who died December 24, 1867, and January 7, 1869, he married Fanny M., a sister of his first wife. Mr. Beattie is a son of Alexander and Susan (Wilson) Beattie, who were of Scotch-Irish descent. He is a member of the F. & A. M., and also of the Presbyterian church.

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