Biography of Abram C. Green
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Greene, Abram C., was a native of Providence, R. I., and in his native State his young life was passed. He learned the trade of cabinet making and joining, which was his chief occupation through life, although in the town of Yates, where he was an early settler, he added undertaking to his other business pursuits. Mr. Greene came to Orleans county with his brother, Thomas P., but the latter afterward moved to Michigan, and still lives at Lansing in that State. Abram C. Greene was twice married, his first wife being Folly Goodell of Ridgway, by whom he had these children: Charlotte and Ashael, both of whom died young. Ellen Jane, who married, first, David C. Chesebrough, and after his death Joshua Sharpsteen, and now lives in Medina, and Freeman A., The second wife of Abram Greene was Angeline C., widow of Charles Allen. Two children were born of this marriage, John and Lina, the older of whom died during childhood, and the younger married Frank Drake and now lives in Rochester. Mr. Greene died in Yates in 1873. Freeman A. Greene was born September 23, 1844, was educated at the Yates Academy and the University of Rochester, graduating from the latter in 1869 with the degree of B.A. Following that he taught school at the Yates Institution, also at Wilson, and in 1876 was called to the superintendency 01 the Union Free Schools of Albion. This position Professor Greene has since held, and much of the success attained by the local school system and its high standard of excellence, known throughout the county, is due largely to his efforts. On July 16, 1873, Freeman A. Greene was married to Cora L., daughter of Isaac Aber of Niagara county, and three children have been born to them, two died in childhood, and Louis F. Greene prepared for college at Albion High School, and entered Yale University September, 1894. The second wife of Freeman A. Greene was Susan Ida, daughter of Farrington Price of New York.

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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