Biography of John Doneburgh
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Doneburgh, John, of Holland ancestry, was born in Boyleston, this county, June 30, 1845, a grandson of Adam, who died in Schoharie county, aged 100 years. The father, Adam, was a native of Schoharie county, born in 1801, and died in Boyleston in 1887, aged eighty six years. He married Mary Dingman who is now living in Boyleston, aged eighty years. Their children were John, Mary, Julia A., James, George, Eliza Jane and Hattie, the latter and Mary being deceased. John was educated in Richland and took up farming. He bought his father's farm and later a hotel, of which he is now proprietor, the Averill House. He married Sarah J., daughter of Charles and Mary Tanner of Boyleston, and their children are Hattie, born April 25, 1871; Mary, born May 2, 1874; and Edward J., born February 14, 1877. Hattie married Eugene Greenly, and Mary and Edward reside at home. Mr. Doneburgh is an Odd Fellow. His farm consists of seventy six acres in the town of Worth, Jefferson county. He also has a house in the village. His grandfather was a Revolutionary soldier.

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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