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Fillmore, D. L., was born on the farm he owns, June 7, 1827, a son of Amaziah and Sallie (Richardson) Fillmore. Amaziab Fillmore was born in Middletown, Vt., and came to the town of Ellishurgh about 1812, settling on the farm D. L. now owns, and here lived and died. He was a Democrat and was highway commissioner. The family are related to President Fillmore. His wife was born in Massachusetts, and died in 1864. D. L. Fillmore was educated in the common schools, and is engaged in farming, having 195 acres of land and a dairy of twenty-five cows. His father had about 600 acres of land, being one of the leading farmers of the town. Mr. Fillmore was married September 9, 1847, to Mary G. Worthington, and they had one daughter, Fannie S., wife of F. H. Millard of Ellisburgh, and one son, Dyer F. Mrs. Fillmore died October 3, 1875, Mr. Fillmore married, October 21, 1876, Sophia L. Wood. She died May 3, 1890, and he married August 3, 1893, Emily A. Thayer. Mr. Fillmore is a Democrat in politics and a member of Union Grange No. 5 of Belleville.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898