Biography of Anson Batchellor
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Batchellor, Anson, was born in Connecticut, February 19, 1792, moved to Mendon, Monroe county, April 15, 1839. and married Theresa Newton, who was born in Pultney, Vt., May 20, 1800. They settled in Barre on a farm now owned by his grandson, John, and there lived and died. In his family were four children, viz: Mary, who married Loren Parsons and died in Barre; Caroline, who married Penfield Cleveland and lives in Rochester; Eliza, who married William March and is now dead, and George. The last mentioned, George Batchellor, was born December 6, 1822, and was about sixteen when his father came to Barre. He married Betsy Ann Sears and had two children, Philena, who married Edward F. Delano and died in Michigan, and John S., of South Barre. Soon after his marriage George Batchellor came to the Sears farm, and there lived until his death, December 23, 1882. His wife died December 11, 1892. John S. Batchellor was born January 20, 1850, and has always been a farmer in Barre. He has been, like his father, a successful business man and somewhat active in town affairs, and is now serving his second term as justice of the peace. November 11, 1873, he married Anna E. Waldo. by whom he has two children, George Homer and Charles Crane Batchellor. Ogden Sears was born in Connecticut, August 19, 1798. and died in Barre, February 25, 1883, and his wife, Betsey Harding, was born July 19, 1803, and died May 15, 1883. They were married December 1, 1819, and their children were as follows: Eunice, who married John P. Church and died in Barre; Betsy Ann. who married George Batchellor, and Mary A., who died January 13, 1829. Ogden Sears was a cooper by trade and worked at it some after leaving Connecticut, though in this town he was a farmer. His substantial stone residence was built many years ago, and for it he picked the stone on his own land, burned the lime used in erecting it, made the plaster and mortar and carried it to the workmen in a sap bucket. He was a successful business man and accumulated a good property.

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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