Biography of Alfonso Salisbury
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE WORK ON JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK
EDITED BY: EDGAR C. EMERSON
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1898

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Salisbury, Alfonso, son of George W. and Margaret (Waffel) Salisbury. was born in the town of Orleans, Jefferson county, N Y., November 15, 1832. After acquiring a liberal education from the district schools, he was apprenticed to the carpenter's trade in which he was engaged for a period of thirty years. In 1863 when his services were required he enlisted in Co. K, 10th N Y. Artillery, and served his country faithfully until the close of the war. In 1879 he was appointed superintendent of the Watertown Water Works and has since that time acted in that capacity. He was married in September, 1855, to Harriet E. Reed, a native of Jefferson county.

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