Biography of Silas M. Hood
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Hood, Silas M., was born near Knowlesville, town of Ridgeway, May 10, 1840, and excepting during the war has always followed farming. He enlisted July 17, 1861, in Company A, 3d N. Y. Cavalry, and has the honor of belonging to the first company of cavalry mustered into the volunteer service for three years. He is a brother of Samuel I. Hood, for whom S. I. Hood Post, of Medina, was named. In 1866 he married Lucy Elizabeth Haynes, and they had two children, Mary E., now Mrs. Gillett, and Samuel I. His mother died when he was an infant. April 5, 1876, he married for his second wife Mrs. Mary F. Pratt, of Gaines, and they have two sons, Willis Mainvill and S. Burroughs. Mr. Hood's father was David Hood, who came from Seneca county in 1816, and his mother Elizabeth Burrough Hood, from Ovid, Seneca county, and sister of Hon. S. M. Burrough, who was member of the State Legislature several terms; also member of Congress at the time of his death.

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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