Biography of Peter Dean
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Dean, Peter, one of the most thrifty farmers of Stephentown, a native of Germany, was born April 18, 1824. His parents were Peter and. Christina Dean; they were farmers of Germany where they lived and died. Peter received his education in Germany and in 1852 emigrated to America, settling first in Grafton, thence came to Stephentown where he still resides on a farm of 258 acres which he purchased in 1875. He keeps a dairy of about seventeen cows. In 1850 Mr. Dean married Phcebe, daughter of Daniel and Mary Youngs, of Germany. by whom he has had six children: Christina, died at the age nineteen; Jacob, a farmer of Stephen town; Charles B., of Cane's Mill, Sand Lake; Mary, wife of Andrew Wise, of Stephentown; Carrie P., wife of Andrew J. Lapp, who farms the homestead; Peter, engaged with Hugh & Simpson, manufacturers of boxes, Troy.

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


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