Biography of Niles R. Olmstead
Madison County, NY Biographies





Niles, R. Olmstead, son of S. Russell and Sophia M. (Drake) Niles, was born in the town of Lebanon, this county, January 20, 1835. His father, also born in Lebanon, died in Cazenovia in the sixty eighth year of his age. He was a man of strong character, strict integrity, and is highly respected in this community. He was a son of Isaac Niles, a native of Massachusetts and one of the earliest settlers of the town of Madison, whence he removed to Lebanon. R. Olmstead Niles was educated in the common schools and has followed the occupation of farming all his life. He owns a farm of 100 acres one mile south of Cazenovia village on the west road to New Woodstock and has given much attention to the breeding of fine cattle. In politics Mr. Niles is a Prohibitionist; he is a member of the Cazenovia Baptist church. In 1863 he married Mary E. Kingsley, daughter of A. Z. Kingsley of Lebanon; three children have been born to them: Charles O., engaged in farming; R. Avery, who conducts a furnishing goods business in Cazenovia; and May A. Niles, music teacher.

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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