Biography of Kendall Cody
Madison County, NY Biographies





Cody, Kendall, p. o. Cazenovia, was born in the town of Vernon, Oneida county, N. Y., April 27, 1850, a son of Francis A. and Phoebe (Faulkner) Cody. They had six children: Jennie, Samuel, James F., Kendall, Frances and Eva P., all natives of Vernon. Francis A. by occupation followed farming, and also speculated in live stock, horses, cattle, sheep, etc. About 1883 he moved from the town of Vernon and settled near Oneida Castle, Madison county. Kendall Cody was educated in the schools of the town of Vernon, in Cazenovia Seminary and Whitestown Seminary. When he was about eighteen years of age he started in life for himself as a laborer and speculator in horses, cattle, etc. When he was twenty three years of age he purchased the farm where he resides, which contains 500 acres of land and follows general farming and hop growing. February 26, 1872, he married Martha J., daughter of Jerome J. Deland, and they have two children living and one deceased: Maude P., Mildred (deceased) and Stanley, all born on the farm where he now lives. Mr. Cody has always taken an active part in town and county affairs; liberally supports educational institutions, and is a useful and respected citizen.

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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