Biography of Oliver Paine
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Paine, Oliver, of South Granby, was born in Camillus, N. Y., May 11, 1830. His father was Captain Seth Paine, a man of much note in earlier days. The military appellation was due to his captaincy of a company of militia. He was for a long term superintendent of schools. A saw mill of his own erection at Horseshoe Dam was operated by him for nearly five years, after which he purchased nearly 200 acres at South Granby, a portion of which is still in the possession of Oliver Paine, who occupies a handsome residence upon it. Seth Paine was a volunteer soldier in the war of 1812. His wife, Lury (Brewster) Paine, was a lineal descendant of William Brewster, of Mayflower fame. Oliver Paine's wife is Sarah E., daughter of Andrew Works of Granby, and their children are Fred B., at home; and Clara E., wife of Verner Shattuck of Fulton. Subject has filled various positions of responsibility,

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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