Biography of Grove H. Dutton
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Dutton, Grove H., was born in Granby July 5, 1846. Orson H., his father, came to Fulton about 1884, operating a saw mill as well as a farm. His wife was Sophia Church of Connecticut ancestry, and of her six children but two are now living: our subject, and Maria, now Mrs. Strickland of Ottawa, Ill. Orson Dutton died in 1884 aged seventy six. Our subject was in the war of the Rebellion, going to the front at the age of sixteen in Co. D, 147th Regiment N. Y. Vols., and took part in all of the great battles from Chancellorsville that the Army of the Potomac was engaged in from that time to the close of the war. Twenty five years after the war, after three amputations, he lost an arm from a wound received at Gettysburg; he was also wounded at Five Forks, Va., near the close of the war. Since the war he has been engaged principally in farming, besides serving the town in various official capacities. He was two years in the custom house as inspector under the appointment of H. H. Lyman. His wife is Betty. a daughter of Milo Austin of South Granby, and their children are Ralph, Bruce, Bessie, Orson, Grove, Cort and Ruth.

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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