Biography of Mannister Worts
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Worts, Mannister, of English ancestry, was born in London October 10, 1825, a son of Mannister C., who died in Toledo, O. The latter married Hannah Smythe, also born in England, who died aged seventy two. Our subject was educated at Oswego, to which town he came at the age of nine years. After leaving school he learned the bakery business and when only sixteen had charge of his father's bakery. This he continued until 1886, when he was succeeded by his son. Mr. Worts was elected supervisor in 1858, which he held seven years, being once chairman of the board. In 1868 he was elected county clerk for three years, and was fire commissioner four years. In 1886 he was appointed chief assessor, which position he held nine years. He is a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellows fraternities. He has been twice married since his first marriage in 1846, and has these children: Mannister C., born January 6, 1847, is in business in Oswego; Fred, born June 9, 1851, living in Toledo; George T., born April 19, 1853, resides in Leadville, Colo., where he is engaged in mining; Charles A., born October 10, 1858, lives in Rochester where he is engaged in bookkeeping; Albert K., born January 1, 1860, succeeded his father in the bakery business; and Annie I., born November 27, 1868, who is a graduate of the Normal School class of 1892.

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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