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Glass, A. G., was born in the town of Watertown, March 8, 1840, a son of Lorenzo Glass, also born in the same town, where his parents, James and wife, settled in 1807. Lorenzo Glass married Sophia, daughter of Timothy Greenly, and died in 1850. A. G. Glass was educated in the common schools, following farming for some years and in 1862 enlisted in Co. B, 10th N. Y. Heavy Artillery, taking part in the battle of Cold Harbor and many others and served until the close of the war with rank of sergeant. Returning from the war he resumed farming and in 1884 came to Adams Center and established his present business. In 1861 he married Aizina Crosby, and they have two children, Henry C. and Renna A. Mr. Glass takes an active interest in all public affairs, has served as road commissioner for two years and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and town's people.

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