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Foote, H. J., was born in Lafargeville, N. Y., October 27, 1859, son of Handley and Angeline (Sarvay) Foote, he born in Lafargeville, and she in Jefferson county, N. Y., he a son of John Foote, a native of England, a British soldier in the war of 1812, who finally came to the United States to a place near Watertown, and thence to Lafargeville, where he spent the rest of his days, with the exception of two years. He was a Whig and Republican in politics, and he died in Antwerp. His wife was Eliza Hall, who also died in Antwerp. 'The father of the subject is a farmer by occupation. and went from Lafargeville to Philadelphia, and finally to Antwerp village, where he now resides, and where he is engaged in the manufacture of lumber. He is a Republican in politics, a member of Antwerp Lodge, No. 226, F. & A. M., and also Theresa Chapter. R. A. M. Our subject was reared in Lafargeville and educated at Ives Seminary, and was graduated from Eastman Business College about 1870, when he entered the law office of Wm. Breen, and afterward that of Judge E. H. Neary, and was admitted to the bar in 1880, and has since practiced his profession in Antwerp and Utica. He now resides in An twerp village. He is a Republican in politics, and now holds the office of justice of the peace. He also owns a saw mill, where he does a very good business. He married Frances A. Nichols, of Wilna, N. Y., by whom he had two sons: Archer L., and Lesley R. J. Mr. Foote has one brother and three sisters: Archer B.. who is in the harness, boot and shoe business at Evans Mills; Ella B., a teacher in Antwerp; Abbie L., at home; Nina B., also a teacher of Antwerp. N. Y. The maternal grandfather of our subject was an early settler of Jefferson county, N. Y.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898