Biography of Buddington Sharpe
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Sharpe, Buddington, was born in North Greenbush, July 27, 1874, on the farm he now owns and which was settled by Nicholas Sharpe at a very early day. The place has since been occupied by George and Rachel (Douglass) Sharpe, John G. and Hannah D. (Hosford) Sharpe. He was born on the farm and there died in 1896 at the age of seventy eight years; she died August 13, 1888. Marshall H. and Mary L. (Van Hosen) Sharpe, parents of Buddington, spent their lives on the Sharpe home­stead, where he was born in 1846 and died May 19, 1894; Mrs Sharpe died in August, 1876. In politics Marshall H. was a Democrat; he was an insurance agent, justice of the peace, and a member of Lodge No. 47, K. of P. Buddington Sharpe is the fifth generation on the same farm. The farm was left to Buddington and his sister, Anne C., who married, June 5, 1895, Anthony Herrington, a milk dealer of Troy. Buddington bought his sister's interest in the farm in 1895 and now owns 107 acres; he keeps a dairy of fifteen cows. In politics he is a Republican, has been inspector of elections, and adheres to the church of his parents, the Reformed church.

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


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