Biography of Henry A. Burritt
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Burritt, Henry A., was born in 1858 in Burritt's Rapids, Canada, a son of Major A. and Mary A. (McLain) Burritt, natives of Ottawa. The family came to Redfield in 1868, bought and cleared a farm north of the village. After three or four years they removed to the village, and the father worked in the mill now owned by Henry. In 1887 the family moved to Camden, and in 1894 to Syracuse. There were six children, five of whom are living, one in Camden the rest in Syracuse. Henry was reared in Redfield and attended the common schools. He married in 1883 Adelia, daughter of C. F, T. Locke of Camden, and widow of Samuel Penfield of Camden. They have one son, Henry A., born in 1884. In 1882 Mr. Burritt rented a saw and planing mill for one year, and then bought the Penfield mill. His business is manufacturing specialties in wood, such as mattress and cot frames, chair stock, etc., market for which is found in all eastern manufacturing towns.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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