Biography of John E. Stimson
Madison County, NY Biographies





Stimson, John E., was born in Caughdenoy, N. Y., October 4, 1854. His father, John F. Stimson, was a native of Chittenango, N. Y., born in 1822, and his father, Jonathan, was a native of Scotland and came to the town of Canastota, settling at Quality Hill, when a boy, being one of the first white people to come to the Mohawk valley, and one of the first settlers in Madison county; he died in 1833, in his 94th year. John F. Stimson married Nancy, daughter of Elder Deacon. John E. Stimson was educated in the common schools, and engaged in dealing in hay and grain and canal transportation. In 1871 he married Lydia A., daughter of Christopher Van Slyke, and they have two sons, William H. and Reuben L. Mr. Stimson is one of the self made men of Madison county, serving as deputy sheriff and chief of the police force twenty years and deputy U. S. marshal for 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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