Biography of Benjamin Barry
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Barry, Benjamin, came to Yates in 1816. settled on what is now the Webster farm, and died in 1822. His children were: Phoebe (Mrs. Benoni Hall), Richard, Benjamin, jr., Samuel, Frank, James, Sally (Mrs. John Gorham), Archibald, Isaac, and Jemima (Mrs. John Eaton). James Barry, born June 16, 1799, married, in 1820, Martha, & daughter of Hezekiah Bullock, who settled in Ridgeway in 1814 and in Yates in 1816. Mr. Barry died April 9, 1889. He was one of the founders of the M. E. church and long a trustee and class leader. Their son, Benjamin B., is a justice of the peace, and since 1871 has been local correspondent of the Medina Tribune. Richard Barry was. born May 12, 1785, served in the War of 1812, and died at Yates Centre about 1870. His wife, Elizabeth Muncy, died June 30, 1859. Their children were: Cynthia (Mrs. Benjamin Bullock), born December 13. 1806; Nathaniel and Benjamin R. (twins), born November 30, 1808, still living in town; Ransom, born March 16, 1811; Samuel, born March 17, 1813; Jane (Mrs. Grosvenor Church), born May 2, 1815; George, born July 28, 1817; Sena (Mrs. William Church), born August 25, 1819; Hannah (Mrs. F. H. Daniels), born October 30, 1821; Henry, born February 27, 1824; and Charles, born August 5, 1826. Of these children eight are living, and Mrs. William Church is the oldest woman born in town who still resides here.

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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