Biography of William H. Pendry
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Pendry, William H., was born in Hopewell, Ontario county, November, 27. 1815. At the age of fourteen, his mother having died, he left home and lived with his guardian until he became of age. January 19, 1837, he married Julia Ann Hanna, and in 1838 came to Albion and bought the George and Edwin Rockwell farm of 125 acres. This farm is now increased to 240 acres and is one of the best in the county, and Mr. Pendry is known as one of the most successful farmers. and stock dealers in the region. By his marriage with Julia A. Hanna, these children were born: Eliza Jane who married George E. Howes; Clark, who died young; Augustus Sawyer, of Florida; Mary A., of Rochester; William Harrison, jr., who died at five years of age; and Julia, wife of H. L. Bidleman. His first wife died June 23, 1873, and February 1, 1878, he married Mary A. Lyman. of Barre. During the days of general training, Mr. Pendry was an ensign in Ontario county, and after coming to Albion continued his former connection. He was also a member of the general Court martial. He is a strong Republican in politics, and for twelve years has been one of the elders of the Presbyterian church.

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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