Biography of C. G. Ham
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Ham, C. G., was born in Greenbush, N. Y., December 9, 1856. He is a son of C. G. and Charlotte L. (Lyon) Ham, he born is Schodack, N. Y., and she in New London, Conn. The grandfather of Mr. Ham was Isaac Ham, who was born in Schodack and was a son of Frederick Ham, a native of Holland, who came to this county at an early day. The father of Mr. Ham was a railroad man and cashier in the office of the Boston Railroad at Albany. He came to Bath in 1871 and engaged in the coal business, which he followed for about twelve years. He died in May, 1883, and his wife lives in Bath. Mr. Ham was reared in Greenbush until eleven years of age, and was educated in common and model schools of Albany. He was in the railroad office at East Albany with the Boston Railroad for five years and at the death of his father succeeded him in the coal business.

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


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