Biography of Oman Evarts
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Evarts, Oman, who is known throughout Barre and as well in Clarendon and Aihion, as one of the most enterprising, thrifty, and successful farmers of the county, was born June 20, 1845. His father, Dennis Evarts, was a Vermonter, and with his parents came west at a very early day, settling in Genesee county. In 1816 Dennis came to Olarendon, and about 1830 located permanently in the northeast part of Barre, and there he died in 1885 and his wife in 1886. Dennis Evarts cleared a hundred acre farm, and afterward increased his property to 175 acres. His wife was Susan Omans, by whom he had seven children: Sophronia, who married J. R. Love; Elizabeth. who married Jerome Treat; Eli W., now deceased; Orcelia, wife of George Mathes; Oman, Serepta S., and Martha J., both of Holley. Oman Evarts, like his father, has been a successful farmer, and he is now the owner of, 225 acres of good farm land. He has been somewhat active in local politics, was assessor in the town eight years, and supervisor one term. He is a strong Republican. His wife, whom he married February 22, 1872, was Augusta A. Glidden, and they have three children: Letta G., Edna E., and Ogden M.

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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