Biography of Silas Timmerman
Madison County, NY Biographies





Timmerman, Silas, p. o. Clockville, was born in Herkimer county, N. Y., October 9, 1835, a son of Levi and Margaret (Burkdorff) Timmerman. In 1854 Levi Timmerman came to Madison county, and bought the farm Silas now owns; later he moved to Clarkson, Monroe county, where he died April 11, 1889, and his wife died in Lincoln, March 23, 1860. S las Timmerman was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. He has a farm of 188 acres and follows dairying, keeping about twenty cows, and also mixed farming. In 1879 he built a large barn, 120x86. March 19, 1857, he married Sarah J. Betsinger, and they had four children: Ella A., wife of Jasper Thorn; Alice, wife of Thomas M. Gordon; Levi, who married Phcebe Allen of Nebraska; and Frank, who lives in Onondaga county, N. Y. In politics Mr. Timmerman is a Democrat, and was chairman of the board when the town of Lincoln was formed.

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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