Biography of James Dennis
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Dennis, James, was born at Dover Plains, N. Y., in 1802, and in 1833 removed from there to Elba, Genesee county, and later to Sweden, Monroe county. He was always a farmer. He settled in Holley in 1872. He married in 1844 Fanny Torpey, a native of Cazenovia, Madison county, who came to Elba, Genesee county, where she resided till her marriage. They had one son, Homer J., who died in 1868. James Dennis died in 1874 at Holley, and his widow survives him. Mr. Dennis and wife first settled in Sweden, Monroe county, and in 1870 came to Holley.

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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