Biography of Stephen H. Williamson
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Williamson, Stephen H., was born in Troy in 1851. His father, Howard Williamson, was born at Onondaga Hill, and was for many years a liveryman in Troy. He died in 1884. His mother, Helen G. Greenwood, was born at West Troy and died in 1856. Stephen H. was educated in the public schools and the Troy Academy, and at the age of twenty one entered the livery business with his father, the firm being J. H. Williamson & Son, and later, after the death of his father, he became sole proprietor. Mr. Williamson has one of the finest livery stables in the city of Troy, fully equipped with every kind of vehicles and excellent horses for riding and driving. The stables and office are situated in the central portion of the city at No. 22-24 Fourth street. He was the first to introduce the rubber tire on carriages and buggies, and has several now in daily use. He is a member of King Solomon Lodge F. & A. M., Apollo Chapter, Bloss Council and Apollo Cómmandery. In 1875 he married Ella J. Young, daughter of Dr. Orange R. Young, and has one daughter, Grace Bardwell Williamson.

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


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