Biography of Charles W. Haven


Jefferson County Biographies

Names A to B
Names C to E
Names F and G
Names H to K
Names L to O
Names P to S
Names T to Z

Online Biographies

Jefferson County History

New York History

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012

Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

Haven, Charles W. - Probably no man among those who have been long engaged in farming in Jefferson county has a larger circle of friends and acquaintances than C. W. Haven. Taking a prominent part in the agricultural life of the county, especially in the earlier years of the county's development, he has gained a reputation for integrity and business foresight second to none. Mr. Haven was born in the town of Parnelia, November 20, 1821. He is a son of Nathaniel and Mary (Coolidge) Haven, who came to Jefferson county from Massachusetts in 1804, and settled in the village of Watertown. He was the youngest of eight children, and was educated in the public schools and the Black River Literary and Religious Institute. Mr. Haven has always been engaged in farming, He has always been identified with the Republican party, and held the office of government assessor for six years, was custom house officer at Thousand Island Park for one season, town clerk of the town of Pamelia, and one of the commissioners of highways. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., the F. & A. M., and of the M. E. church. March 4, 1851, he married Amy E., daughter of Paul and Hannah (Eddie) Anthony, and to them have been born two children, George M. and Mrs. H. E. Harman, who reside in Watertown.

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