Biography of Henry Came
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Came, Henry, was born in Somersetshire, England, in 1834, son of George, one of thirteen children of William Came. George came to the United States with his family in 1850, came to Hastings in 1852, and purchased the farm where Henry now resides. His wife was Jane Herse, and they reared seven children: Abel, Henry, Emma, George, Charlotte, Maria and William. Henry has always remained on the homestead. In August, 1862, he enlisted in Co. H, 149th N. Y. Inf. and served sixteen months, when he was discharged on account of disability. While in the hospital he rendered great service by assisting in the care of the wounded. He has been three times married, first in 1865, to Electa Keller of Central Square; in 1872, to Charlotte White of Germany, by whom he had one child, Charles; in 1885 he married Mrs. Emma V. (Bowman) Scofield, who had one daughter, Georgia. Mr. Came is a member of the William Pullen G. A. R. Post of Brewerton.

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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