Biography of Frederick G. Hetsler
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Hetsler, Frederick G., was born in Wheatland, Monroe county, November 14, 1823, and was educated at Yates Academy. He was left an orphan at the age of seven, thereafter practically made his own way in the world, and with much success. At the age of eighteen he went on the road as traveler, and followed this business twenty six years. In 1871 he came to Medina, and eventually purchased the fine block in which he has since conducted his business of jobber and dealer in tobacco, cigars, confectionery, etc. In 1845 he married Sarah Hariah Clark, who died in December, 1891. They have one son. Frank. Mr. Hetsler's father was George, who married Lydia Van Auken, and his grandfather was Frederick Hetsler, who was one of the pioneers of Monroe county, and was on the site of Rochester when only two log houses stood in the wilds where the city now stands.

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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