Biography of Edward Action
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Acton, Edward, was born in County Mayo, Ireland, in 1846, a son of John and Frances (Lang) Acton. He came to America with his father in 1863, settling at Paterson, N. J., where they remained a short time, then his father returned to Ireland. In 1867 father again came to America, and settled in the southeast part of the town of Clarendon with Edward and in 1873 Edward bought the Deacon Aughton farm. He is a member of the West Sweden Free Methodist church. in 1867 he married Margaret Strogen, and in 1887 he married second Anna Kenny. His children are: Robert E. and Floyd H. His sister Sarah, married James Kane, and his tather, John, died in Clarendon in 1893 at the age of ninety years.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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