Biography of Mayhew M. Taber
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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Taber, Mayhew M., was born in Adams, December 22, 1859, a son of Eri and Jane (Babcock) Taber. Eri Taber was a son of Lemuel Taber, who came from Connecticut in an early day and settled in Jefferson county and there lived and died. Eri is a farmer and resides in Lorraine. In politics he is a Democrat and was assessor one term. He and his wife are members of the M. E. church. Mayhew M. Taber was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools and Union Academy of Belleyule. He is a farmer and has 190 acres which he bought in 1893; he also has a dairy of twenty cows. In 1889 Mr. Taber married May Hanson and they have two children: Ralph J. and Ethel M. Mr. Taber is a member of Lorraine Grange, a Democrat in politics, and is one of the assessors of his town, elected in 1896.

 

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