Biography of Henry Cone
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Cone, Henry, was born in Greene county, N. Y., March 31, 1834. He is a son of William and Elizabeth (Brando) Cone, both of whom were born in Greene county, he a son of William A. Cone, who came from England and settled in Greene county, where his father lived and died. The father of Henry Cone came to Rensselaer about 1850; he was a miller by trade and died in 1859, and his wife died in 1858. Henry Cone was educated in Albany county and also in Greene county. At the age of eighteen he learned the carpenter trade, and has since continued in that business. He has been a resident of Bath for about thirty six years, and was married in 1854 to Frances Morris of Albany, by whom he has had seven children, of whom two are now living: Abram, engineer at the Weed & Parson's printing office at Albany; George B., engineer on the Boston & Albany Railroad, lives in Bath. Mrs. Cone died in 1889, and Mr. Cone married Lydia Stout, his present wife. Mr. Cone has been treasurer of the village of Bath for ten years in succession, and is the present incumbent, collector cf North Greenbush for three years, chairman of the Town Central Committee for ten years, and was elected supervisor of the town in 1891; he held that position for four years. He is a member of Phoenix Lodge No. 41, I. O. O. F., of Albany, and of Riverside Lodge No. 47, K. of P. in Bath, also of Rensselaer Lodge, A. O. U. W., of Greenbush.

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


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