Biography of Amos Stoodley
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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Stoodley, Amos, was born in the town of Hounsfield, April 13, 1845. His father, William Stoodley, was a native of Devonshire, England, and came to the United States in 1832, settling at Sackets Harbor with his wife Elizabeth Lane Stoodley; they afterwards moved to Hounsfield, where he was identified as a farmer, taking an active interest in educational and religious institutions; he died in 1883. Amos Stoodley in 1868 married Frances M., daughter of Welcome Clarke, and they have one son, Clarke A. Stoodley. Mr. Stoodley is one of the practical and successful farmers of Jefferson county, taking an active interest in both school and church matters and has ever advanced the best interests of his town and town's people.

 

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