Biography of Philander Spaulding
Madison County, NY Biographies





Spaulding, Philander, son of John and Margaret (Peterson) Spaulding, was born in Chenango county, N. Y., February 9, 1818. His father, a lifelong farmer, was a native of the State of Vermont, and an early settler in Chenango county. Mr. Spaulding was reared on the farm and received his education in the district schools. During the greater part of his active life he has been engaged in farming. He was for a period engaged in the manufacture of cheese boxes at Pratt's Hollow, and in company with Milton Barnard, J. D. Kilburn, and Walter E. Northrup, was one of the founders of the Central Bank of Oneida; he withdrew from this firm in the year 1897. Mr. Spaulding bought his present farm, then containing 108 acres and now by addition 160 acres, in 1863. He has been a large farmer and owns considerable land in this vicinity. Mr. Spaulding is one of the oldest resident farmers of this region, and is well known throughout the county; he has often held positions of public trust, serving as constable, deputy sheriff, collector, and deputy revenue collector of this district. In politics he has been a staunch Republican. He first married Miranda Parker. and of this union are four children: Rosalia, wife of David L. Davis of Munnsville; Adelia, wife of Herman Cooper of Oneida; Sarah V., wife of Reuben Holdridge; and Mrs. Emeline Vedder of Munnsville. For his second wife he married Sarah, daughter of John Marshall of Eaton, and of this union are two sons: William P., and Judd Spaulding.

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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