Biography of Addison C. House

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House, Addison C., was born in Lewis county, N. Y., February 18, 1849, a son of Jacob and Tamer (Bent) House, he born in St. Lawrence county, N. Y., and she in Vermont. They cameto Lewis county in an early day where they were among the first settlers, and in 1860 came to Antwerp; she died in 1878 and he now lives near Carthage at the age of eighty-eight years. Jacob House was justice in Lewis county, and carried the first mail from Lowville to Fine, N. Y. Addison C. House was ed. ucated in Ives Seminary, follows farming and owns 148 acres of land, also a farm in Lewis county of 100 acres, and has a dairy of twenty-two cows. In politics Mr. House is a Republican and a member of the Grange. In 1877 he married Libbie, daughter of Asa and Lucina (Ingalls) Mason, and they have five children: Mabel M., Cyrus C., Charles H., Rubie M., and Libbie S. Mabel married Luther Chapin of Antwerp. Mr. House was overseer of Indian River Grange in 1897. Asa Mason was born in Jefferson county, a son of Asa Mason, one of the early settlers of Ant. werp. Lucina Ingalls Mason was born in Leray. Mr. House's grandfather, Peter House, spent most of his life in Norfolk, N. Y., where he died: his wife was Katie Barnhart, born in Barnhart Islands, and they had seven children.



Source:
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

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