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Nash, D. D., was born in Ellisburgh, July 19, 1851, a son of Jonathan and Orrilla (Underhill) Nash. His grandfather,
Ebenezer Nash, was born in Brattleboro, Vt., in January, 1778, and came to Ellisburgh in January, 1806, settling
on the farm the subject now owns, where he lived and died. His maternal grandfather was also an early settler of
Ellisburgh. Jonathan Nash (born September 6, 1806) was a farmer and was born, lived and died on the homestead.
He was an ardent Republican, but never an aspirant to office. He died August 31, 1881, aged seventy-five years,
and his wife died in 1886. D. D. Nash was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and Watertown High
School. He followed teaching for one year in Illinois, but is now a farmer, owning 125 acres of land and a dairy
of twenty cows. Mr. Nash married married Amelia Robillard, and they had one daughter, Flora E. In politics Mr.
Nash is a Republican and a member of Mannsville Lodge No. 175, I. O. O. F. They attend and support the Universalist
church. Mr. Nash's greatgrandfather, Oliver, also came to Ellisburgh and owned a portion of the homestead.
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1898