Biography of Thomas B. Link
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Link, Thomas B., born in the town of Brunswick, June 19, 1817, is the son of Helmus and Esther Link, she a daughter of Thomas Betts. Helmus followed farming. He was a public spirited man and was actively interested in churches and schools. He was a self made man and was respected by all his neighbors. Helmus's children were Thomas B., Burwell B., Edward, Azubah, Rachel and Martha. Thomas B received his early education in the common schools which he attended winters and worked summers. When eighteen years of age he started in life as a farm laborer and received $100 for his first year's work. He is active in schools and education. June 22, 1838, he married Sarah Aseneth McChesney and his children were Maria Augusta, John Thomas, Jane Frances, Harriet Arazina, William Henry, Martha Ann, Mary Alice, Helmus Eugene, Esther Floetta and Emma Josephine. His second wife was Emaline Ives, but they had no children. On November 17, 1884, he married Sarah Jane Rodgers and their children are Lottie May, Roscoe Conklin and Mabel Elizabeth.

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


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