Biography of Mrs. Frank H. Carner
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Carner, Frank H. - Mr. C. was born September 13, 1856, in the town of East Greenbush, and is a son of John G. Carner and Sarah Harvey, who were engaged in farming. Mr. C. at the age of sixteen entered "The People's Academy" at Morrisville, Vt., from which he graduated, after which he engaged as manager of a flouring mill business, in which he continued ten years. December 25, 1879, he married Miss Cleora V. Cross, daughter of James and Abigail Cross of Sterling, Vt. In 1885 he moved to Brunswick and has resided there since, in the eastern part of the town, where he has one of the finest dwellings in that section. Mr. C. is interested in religious, educational and other matters that are for the town's best interest. He has held various town offices and is now serving his third term as assessor. Mr. C. is prominently connected with the Masonic fraternity, being an active member of Mt. Vernon Lodge and Tucker Chapter of Morrisville, Mt. Zion Commandery K. T., Montpelier. and Order of Highpriesthood at Burlington, Vt., having been at the head of most of these organizations. During the year 1884 Mr. C. held the office of grand king of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Vermont. Mrs. C. is also a prominent member of the order of the Eastern Star, having been associate grand matron for Vermont in 1884.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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