Biography of Kline & Payne
Madison County, NY Biographies





Kling & Payne, p. o. Brookfield, N. Y., flour, feed, salt, grass seed and custom milling.-This firm is composed of A. Kling and W. A. Payne. Mr. Payne was born at West Eaton, N. Y., May 5, 1855. His grandfather, Abial Payne, was a pioneer of West Eaton, where he was a farmer ; his wife was Eunice Grant, who bore him eight children. One of these children was Truman Payne, father of the subject of this article, who was married to Olive Damon, who bore him three sons and three daughters. For many years he conducted a saw mill and manufactured cheese boxes at West Eaton, where he died in August, 1875, aged fifty five. W. A. Payne was educated at the West Eaton Union school, and for thirteen years was employed by Wood, Taber & Morse at Eaton. In 1891 he came to North Brookfield and purchased a half interest in the flour and feed mill of Kling & Miller. The firm conducts an extensive business, besides custom work at milling, having a feed store and warehouse at the railroad station. Mr. Payne is a Republican and has been inspector of elections; he is a member of Sanger Lodge No. 129, F. & A. M., at Waterville. On April 22, 1886, he was married to Lizzie, daughter of James and Mary (Tew) Bayliss, who were natives of England, coming to Eaton in 1845, where Mrs. Bayliss died in 1894. Mrs. Payne died September 14, 1899, aged thirty seven years. She was highly respected in the community. Mr. Payne has one daughter, Ethel M., born January 17, 1897, and one adopted daughter, Edna Mae. They attend the Baptist church of North Brookfield.

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


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Madison County, NY
Biographies


Names A and B
Names C to E
Names F to K
Names L to Z

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012