Biography of Harmon Knickerbocker
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Knickerbocker, Harmon, is a descendant of Philip and Polly Knickerbocker, his grandparents being natives of Dutchess county, who removed to Saratoga Springs in 1805, where they died, Philip in 1852 and Polly in 1853. Our subject's father, Peter, was born in Dntchess county March 29, 1802, died September 24, 1846. His mother's maiden name was Violette Tompkins, born March 13, 1805, in Saratoga county, died January 7, 1871. Peter and Violette had ten children, four now living. Subject was born October 10, 1828, in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer county, and came to Gaines in 1849. In 1853 he engaged in the mercantile business and has continued the business until the present time, keeping a general store. Subject was educated in the common schools. He married in Gaines in March, 1851, Marian McOmber, of Gaines, born August 6, 1829, by whom he had one child, Gates M., born May 1, 1852. He married Clara Barras, by whom he had one child, Violette, born February 16, 1879. Gates M. resides in Gaines and carries on the jeweler's business.

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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