Biography of J. H. McEachron
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





McEachron, J. H., the leading watchmaker, jeweler and optician of Hoosick Falls, conducts what is perhaps the oldest established business in town, at No. 11 John street. He was for three years a partner of the late H. H. Parsons, the pioneer jeweler, and after Mr. Parsons's decease took as partner Charles A. Robson, who had been an employee of the house for five years, and was six years a. partner. Mr. McEachron carries a very large stock and also a good line of musical instruments. He sustains a high reputation as an eye specialist in the fitting of glasses, having had marked success in many difficult and complicated cases during the past ten years. His father, David H. McEachron, is a jeweler at Argyle, Washington county, and was a resident of Oquawka, Ill., at the date of Mr. McEachron's birth in 1858. The family have been long time residents of Washington county in the vicinity of Argyle. They are of Scotch ancestry, as the name would indicate. Mr. McEachron learned the trade of his father at Argyles., He has taken a prominent placed in Hoosick affairs, especially so in the Presbyterian church and in the local society of Y. P. S. C. E. Mrs. McEachron was Miss Dora Peters, youngest daughter of C. Edward Peters of this place. They were married in 1884, and have four children.

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


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