Biography of Adelbert A. Wadsworth
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Wadsworth, Adelbert A., was born in Clarendon, January 6, 1848, the son of Harmon Wadsworth, who was born in 1811, and the latter was a son of Silas, born in 1770 and died in 1847, who came from Rome, N. Y., in 1825 and took up a farm in Clarendon. In 1798 he married Judith Barrett, and their children were: Alvin, born in 1799; Hannah, born in 1801 ; Sally, born in 1804; Electa, born in 1806; Benjamin, born in 1809; Harmon, born in 1811; Eliza, born in 1815; Betsey, born in 1819, and Harriet, born in 1821. Alvin settled in Sweden, Monroe county, and married Folly Wilder; Hannah died young; Sally married Samuel J. Fincher; Electa married WiIliam B. Fincher; Benjamin died unmarried; Eliza died young; Betsey is unmarried; Harriet married Edwin Hill. Harmon Wadsworth was a farmer and settled on the old homestead. He was a man of quiet tastes, attending strictly to his own affairs. He married Harriet Wilder, of Sweden. and their children were: Sarah L, born in 1834, who married Abner Hopkins, of Clarendon; Luania, born in 1837, who married William Edmonds of Sweden; Hiram, born in 1840, died unmarried; Electa. born in 1843, married William Edmonds, and Adelbert A. Harmon Wadsworth died in Clarendon, December 27, 1893. Adelbert A. settled in Manistee, Mich., in 1876, where he engaged in milling. In 1885 he returned to Clarendon and settled on the homestead, where he is engaged in farming. In 1876 he married Anna Jesson, and their children are: Lena, born in 1877, died in 1878; Ada, born in 1879; Beulah, born in 1881, and Harmon, born in 1887.

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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