Biography of Thomas Walpole
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Walpole, Thomas, is of Irish ancestry and was born in Schenectady October 22. 1838, a son of Richard, a native of Ireland, who died in Oswego aged seventy eight. He married Margaret King, born in Ireland, and died in Oswego aged seventy eight. Thomas was educated in Schenectady, and came to Oswego at the age of twenty two. He worked for his father on the farm and in the saw mill, and was employed by J. R. Myers in Oswego for six years, at teaming. He then bought teams for himself and started business in Oswego in 1864, still continuing. Beginning with two teams he now has twenty four, and does a general truck and express business. He also engages in contracting and handling safes, etc. Mr. Walpole has a farm in the town of Scriba. In 1864 he married Mary A., daughter of Edward and Bridget (Cochrine) Hennessey of Oswego, and their children are Emma, a graduate of the High school; Edward, born March 6, 1869, who is in business with his father; Thomas, jr., born in 1871, also engaged with his father; Helen, born August 17, 1886.

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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