Biography of D. Norman Uings
Oswego County, NY Biographies





D. Norman Uings is among the progressive and widely known farmers and stockmen of Oswego County, and is the owner of a well improved farm of 40 acres on Myers Road near Minetto. He was born in this community, July 4, 1885, the son of William H. and Lottie (Stone) Uings.

William H. Uings, who lives retired, is a native of Oneida County, N. Y., born near Oriskany Falls. Since early manhood he has been a resident of Oswego County and for many years was a successful farmer of this section. He is a Republican in politics and has served as assessor of Minetto for 16 years. He holds membership in the Community Methodist Church. Lottie (Stone) Uings was born in England and died Oct. 21, 1930. She is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Oswego. To Mr. and Mrs. Uings were born two children: Louisa, who died at the age of three years; and D. Norman, the subject of this sketch.

D. Norman Uings has always been interested in farming in Oswego County. He purchased the Jim Lockwood farm on Myers Road in 1913, and has since successfully operated that place. He is especially interested in dairy farming and has pure bred Holstein cattle.

In 1912 Mr. Uings was united in marriage with Miss Elsie White, of Minetto, the daughter of John and Kate (Chancey) White. Both were born at Oswego. Mr. White died May 3, 1930, and his widow lives at Minetto. Mr. and Mrs. Uings have a son, William Russell, born June 17, 1917. He attends Minetto High School.

Mr. Uings is identified with the Republican party in politics and served as justice of the peace for 12 years, from 1915 until 1927. He is now filling the third term as county supervisor.

Mr. Uings and his family are members of Minetto Community Methodist Church, and he belongs to the Grange.

From:

The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932


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