Biography of Charles W. Candee
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Candee, Charles W., was born in Volney in 1817, son of Brazil and Huldah (Wilson) Candee, natives of Connecticut who moved to Volney in 1817, and to Phoenix in 1837. He died in Onondaga county in 1862, aged seventy two, and she in Phoenix in 1877, aged eighty five. Charles W. was the oldest of eight children. He married, in 1847, Huldah Ann Marsh, a native of Connecticut, who died in 1893. He has three children: Mary A., wife of Judson W, Loomis; Charles E., both of Phoenix; and Huldah A., wife of F. W. Lyons of Jersey City, N. J. Mr. Candee was in 1864 elected supervisor and was chairman of the war committee during the war and held the offices of commissioner, overseer, of poor, etc., for several terms. He was called by Judge Tyler to assist him in the drawing of the draft, which was the most interesting day that Oswego ever saw. Mr. Candee has been a resident of Schroeppel since 1837, and has always voted the Republican ticket.

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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