Biography of Edwin S. Damon
Madison County, NY Biographies





Damon, Edwin S., Cazenovia, only son of O. Putnam and Cecilia (Perkins) Damon, was born in the house which has always been his home, March 22, 1850. His grandfather, Daniel Damon, who purchased the farm where Luther Thompson now lives, was one of the earliest settlers of this town, coming in from Massachusetts. He became a large farmer and a man of importance in the community. Edwin S. Damon was educated in the common schools and at Cazenovia Seminary. He has always been engaged in farming, living on a farm of 195 acres and doing a large dairy business. In politics Mr. Damon is a Republican and has held various town offices. He is a member of the New Woodstoek Baptist church, and one of the representative citizens of the town of Cazenovia. He married, in 1872, Mary L. Freeborn, daughter of Leonard Freeborn of Cazenovia. Of this union are two sons, Frank L. and E. Glen, both of whom reside at home. O. Putnam Damon was born in Cazenovia, where he always lived, October 21, 1815, and died honored and respected by all who had known him, May 30, 1884, aged sixty eight years.

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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