Biography of A. Membery Marsh


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Marsh, A. Membery, was born in Whitesboro, Oneida county, N. Y., February 19, 1836, and came to the town of Houusaeld with his parents in 1844. He was educated in the public schools of Sackets Harbor, and taught school six winters and farmed summers until he retired in 1894. September 25, 1861, he married Mary E. Eveleigh of Sackets Harbor. Mr. Marsh's father, Amos Marsh, was born in Dorsetshire, England, November 10, 1810; he was educated in the schools of that time and came to the United States in the spring of 1832, locating in Whitesboro, N. Y., where he carried on a blacksmith business. He married Elizabeth Membery, and they had three children: A.. Membery )as above), Giles L. and Ira P. Ira P. died in his tenth year. Amos Marsh died January 1, 1892, his widow survives at this date, 1897. Mrs. Marsh's father, Bernard Eveleigh, was born in the year 1813 and came to Sackets Harbor about the year 1834, where he was a hotel keeper; he married twice, first to Lydia Champlin, and they had one daughter, Mary E. Mrs. Eveleigh died April 1, 1880, and for his second wife Mr. Eveleigh married Mrs. Margaret Membery. Mr. Eveleigh died January 19, 1894, and his widow survives at this date, 1897.

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