Biography of Jeremiah Cronk
Madison County, NY Biographies





Cronk, Jeremiah, Lenox, was born in Columbia, August 16, 1822, a son of John (who died in Columbia county, N. Y.), and grandson of John Cronk, who spent his last days in Yates county. John Cronk, jr., was born in Columbia county, and died 1827. His wife was Maria Shaver; they had five children. Mrs. Cronk's second husband was Henry Coon; they had three children. Jeremiah Cronk was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. In 1855 he came to Lenox and bought the farm he now owns of 115 acres, and in 1877 built a fine residence. In 1844 Mr. Cronk married Almira Wentworth, born in Schoharie county, May 2, 1822, a daughter of Henry Wentworth, and to them were born four children: John H., Edgar A., Theodore and Charles W. (deceased). In politics Mr. Cronk is a Democrat. John H. Cronk married Elsie Prosser and they have two children: Clifford W., and Walter H. Edgar A. married Libbie Petrie and they have three children: Almira, Edgar and Asa R. Theodore married Mary Lewis and they have four children: Roy, Audry, Bessie and Clarie M.

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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