Biography of W. Babcock
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Babcock, W., was born in Caynga county July 22, 1840. His first business experience was in a general store at Miller's Corners, Ontario county, where he was for five years. He then conducted a similar store at Honeoye Falls. Monroe county, for three years. For five years following he had a hotel in Fairport and then conducted a hotel for one year in Clyde. In 1887 he went to Kansas City and remained five years. In 1892 he came to Medina as proprieter of the Hart House. In 1867 Mr. Babcock married Emma L. Carpenter, and they have one son, Fred C., who is associated with his father in business. Mr. Babcock is a fourteen degree Mason, Scottish rite. His father, Lemuel, was a native of Cayuga county, in which his father was an early settler. His mother was Polly (Owens) Babcock.

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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