Biography of John Carner
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Carner, John, was born in East Greenbush June 8, 1852, and is a son of Christopher and Sarah S. (Lape) Carner, he a native of East Greenbush and she of Sand Lake. The grandparents, John and Jane (Goewey) Carner, spent their lives on the farm in East Greenbush. The great grandfather, John Carner, came from Germany, and he and his son Philip fought in the Revolutionary wan He afterward settled in East Greenbush and engaged in general farming. Christopher Caner spent his days on the farm in East Greenbush, where he and Mrs. Caner died. John was reared on a farm, has always followed farming, and now has three farms of 100, 106, and 112 acres of land, respectively, all of which he is carrying on. He employs about ten men and keeps about 135 cows and sixteen hones. He has been collector and highway commissioner. In 1880 he married Ametia G., daughter of Henry and Sarah Crehan, by whom three children have been born: Grace, Harry and Mildred.

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


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