Biography of De Grasse Salisbury
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Salisbury, De Grasse, was born in Jefferson county, August 24, 1846, a son of Lodowick and Eliza (Cook) Salisbury, the former dying in Jefferson county, aged eighty, and the latter now living. Their children were Hiram P., Mary, Elizabeth, Cordelia, Alexander, De Grasse, and Jerome. D. Our subject was educated in Jefferson county and clerked in a store two years. At the age of seventeen he became a partner with his brother, Hiram, in the grocery business, and at the age of twenty he opened a boot and shoe store in Theresa under the firm name of Lehr & Salisbury. In 1880 he opened a boot and shoe store in Sandy Creek, and here he has since continued. January 25, 1882, he married Carrie Ellen, daughter of Henry Corse, of Sandy Creek, and Lydia Howe, his wife. Mr. Corse was a first lieutenant in the late war, and killed at the battle of Bull Run. Mr. Salisbury is a Mason.

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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