Biography of Seth G. Rowley
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Rowley, Seth G., was born in Bolivar, Allegany county, July 30, 1847. He started to work in the lumber business at sixteen years of age and has been in it ever since, excepting a short time spent with the Western Union Telegraph Company. He was with L. Gordon in Brockport one year and had charge of his mills in Cattaraugus county for five years. He then returned to Brockport for a year and thence to Port Allegany for about one year. He established his business in Middleport in 1873 and in 1880 came to Medina, where he has yards covering one and one half acres of ground, and does a large business. His partner, G. W. Eddy, looks after the Middleprt branch of the business. Mr. Rowley is a prominent Mason, and has been a member of the Medina Board of Education nine years. In 1875 he married Nevada Justina Holmes, and they have four children: Harry E., Lena A., Anna T., and Nevada E.

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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