Biography of John Le Valley, 2nd
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Le Valley, John, 2d, was born in Ridgeway January 12, 1859, and was educated in the Medina Academy and Lima Seminary. He married, December 23, 1891, Laura Zimmerman, and they have one son, John, 3d. Mr. Le Valley's father was John, born at Paris 11111, Oneida county, May 31, 1810. He came to the present Le Valley homestead in Ridgeway in 1835. He was one of the three surveyors who surveyed and widened the Ridge road in 1852. He died August 28, 1889. Joseph Davis, the grandfather of our subject, was also a pioneer in Orleans county, and settled on the first farm south of the Ridge road. Mr. Le Valley has taken an active interest in the public affairs of Ridgeway, and is the owner and operator of extensive Medina sandstone quarries at Shelby Basin, N. Y.

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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