Biography of Cyrus N. Wood
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Wood, Cyrus N., was born in Jefferson county May 25, 1840, a son of Morgan L. and Orilla L. (Lamon) Wood, natives of Jefferson county, who came to Sandy Creek in 1852 and settled on the farm owned by Cyrus N., where Mr. Wood died March 6, 1888, and his wife February 5, 1879. The father of Morgan was Barney Wood who spent his last days in Jefferson county. Cyrus N. came on the farm he owns at the age of twelve, and at sixteen learned the painter's trade and followed coach painting about fifteen years, when he returned to the farm where he has since resided. He follows general farming and has seventy five acres. Mr. Wood married in 1868 Carrie Washburn, a native of Ellisburg, Jefferson county, and daughter of Henry Washburn, one of the early settlers of the place. Subject and wife have three children, Frank H., Fred L. and Floyd E. at home.

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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