Biography of Truman S. Blowers
Madison County, NY Biographies





Blowers, Truman S., was born in the town of Fenner, December 25, 1836, son of Clark and Almira Fuller Blowers, who came from Vermont and settled in that town with their family, which consisted of Hiram, Phoebe Ann, Mercy, Daniel and John. After they catre to Fenner the following children were born: Truman S., Angelina, Emeline, William, Charles, Frances, Maria and Adelbert. Truman S. Blowers was educated in the schools of Fenner. He and his brothers Charles and John enlisted in Co. E, 81st Reg. N. Y. Volunteers, and he was wounded at the battle of Fair Oaks and his brother John at the same battle. They were discharged in 1863, and he then married Ruth, daughter of Albert Wilcox; they have three children: Lizzie, wife of Chauncey Redfield; Lottie, wife of Christian Tusch; and Eva. Mr. Blowers followed farming until 1876, when he entered the employ of the N.Y. C. R. R. as car inspector and was employed by them sixteen years. In 1896 he returned to the town of Nelson and follows general farming. He is a public spirited man, interested in educational matters. His children were educated in the schools at Syracuse, N. Y.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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