Biography of Reuben N. Warren
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Warren, Reuben N., is a descendant of Jonas Warren, a native of Fitzwilliam, Cheshire county N. H., whose wife was a Miss Gilchrist of Scotch descent, and their family consisted of seven sons and two daughters: Betsey, Sally, William, Philip, Jonas, Noah, Wright, Silas and Luther. Silas Warren, the father of our subject, was born in 1794, in New Hampshire. He had a farm of 234 acres, and was a man of prominence, having, served as justice of the peace and was deacon of the Baptist Church of East Carlton for many years. In 1820 he married Lucinda Reed, who was born August 23, 1797, in Nassau, Rensselaer county. Mrs. Warren's father was Reuben Reed and her mother was a Miss Marks, who died at the age of ninety four in 1867. Silas Warren died July 25, 1875, in Carlton on the farm he purchased in 1838. Silas and Lucinda (Reed) Warren were the parents of the following children: Reuben Nelson, born in Nunda, Livingston county. May 24 ,1821; Willard F., born in Nunda June 6, 1824, and died in 1888; William Clinton born in Nunda September 18, 1825, and resides in Chicago; Washington and Wellington (twins) born in Nunda May 27, 1829, the former dying in 1879 and the latter in 1887, and these twin brothers married twin sisters, Sarah and Mary Palmer, of Brockport, born in 1830; Silas L., born in Nunda February 8, 1835, and died in Milwaukee. Wis., December 19, 1893. Reuben N. Warren attended the district school at East Carlton, and subsequently the Albion Academy. He taught school for two terms and then followed farming at East Carlton till 1877, when he moved to Waterport and took charge until the same was sold to Mr. Bromley in 1886. He is a Republican and has served as supervisor of the town of Carlton. May 21, 1846, he married Emma Joy, who was born in Carlton February 5, 1819, and died September 17, 1886. The children of this marriage were: Adelaide, born in Carlton June 20, 1847, married Palmer D. Anderson, who was born in Richmond, Ontario county, October 19, 1830, and died April 9, 1885 (and their children were Harry S., born in Carlton January 26, 1872, died October 26, 1874, Willis P., born in Carlton March 2, 1876, and Belle, born in Carlton March 2, 1876); Adelphia J., born September 24, 1848, and married Daniel D. Bromley; Mary Alice, born in Carlton May 23, 1857, and married Melvin Garrett, of East Carlton. The children of Jonas Warren, grandfather of our subject, with their births are as follows: Betsey, born March 19, 1786, in Townsend, Mass.; William, born April 10, 1787. in Townsend; Philip, born July 16, 1788; Jonas. Jr., born January 8, 1791, in Fitzwilliam, N. H.; Noah, born July 27, 1793, at Fitzwilliam; Silas, born December 1, 1794, at Fitzwilliam; Sally, born March 6, 1796, at Belchertown, Mass.; Luther. born August 1, 1801, at Cheshire, Mass,

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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