Biography of Rhodes Green
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Green, Rhodes, was born in Rhode Island, and came with his father, Nathan Green, to Oneida county at a very early age, where he owned the first foundry, and was also interested in cotton mills in the region. Rhodes afterward went to Camillus, where he married Sophronia Rockwell, and thereafter lived in that town for nearly twenty years. in 1839 the family came to Barre, residing there until 1876; thence moved to Albion, where he died in October, 1886. In 1876 Rhodes Green and is wife celebrated their golden wedding. The children in this family were: Lydia A., who married Nelson Warner; Jane, who became the wife of Benjamin Adams; Merlin, who died in Oswego; Herman, who died in Buffalo; and Martha, who married Albert Operti, of New York city. Nelson Warner was the eldest son of Leonard Warner, the latter one of the pioneers of this country. Nelson was a farmer, but failing health compelled him to retire from the farm. He went into the produce and apple business, afterwards in coal and grain, and in this venture was very successful. In 1849 he married Lydia A. Green. Children were born to them but none grew to maturity. They have one son by adoption, Daniel E. Warner, now living in Barre. Nelson Warner died February 26, 1887, aged sixty one years.

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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