Biography of Jeremiah Harwick
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Harwick, Jeremiah, was born in Mendon, Monroe county, January 30, 1816, a son of Andrew Harwick, a soldier in the War of 1812. In 1820 he came to Barre, this county, took up fifty acres, on which he erected a log house, and brought on his family soon taking up fifty acres more. He was a carpenter by trade, which he followed in connection with farming. Andrew married Charlotte Kessler, and their children were: Daniel, James, Elsie, Jeremiah, Lucinda. Jeremiah on arriving at manhood drove a stage for several years from Rochester to Lockport, and later settled in Brockport, where he died. His wife was Mary Proctor. James married Pamelia Orr, and died in Kansas. Elsie married Ransom P. Orr, of Murray. Lucinda married Hermon L. Salisbury. Jeremiah Harwick has always followed farming, living in Barre until 1878, when he settled in Clarendon. He is a member of Albion Lodge, I. O. O. F. In 1843 he married Sarah C. Wood, and they have one son, Andrew C., a lawyer at Buffalo.

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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