Pruyn, Jesse A., was born in Hoosick, N. Y., February 11, 1858. He was a son of Daniel F. and Salotta Sharp.
He was born in Hoosick, and she in Ohio. The grandfather of Jesse A. was Francis Pruyn, who spent his days in Hoosick.
The father of Jesse A. was a carpenter and builder. He was a Republican, but not an aspirant for office. He resided
at Hoosick Falls. Jesse A. was born and educated in floosick and Troy Business College and graduated in 1876. He
was first employed in a wholesale grocery house at Glens Falls, N. Y., and was there two years, and afterwards
assistant bookkeeper at the same place with Finch & Pruyn He then went to New York city and was a commission
merchant in fruits for eight years, and in 1894 bought of E. J. Fort his flour, feed, grain, coal, hay, straw,
lime, cement, etc., business. He then started business in Johnsonville which he has since continued. He was married
in 1880 to Mettle M. Durfee of South Cambridge, N. Y. He was a Republican in politics. The family attended and
supported the Presbyterian church.
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897
Rensselaer County, NY
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