Biography of Lorenzo Wilson
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Wilson, Lorenzo, is a native and lifelong resident of Hoosick with the exception of two years spent in New York city as an employee of the Knickerbocker Ice Co. Returning in 1860 he purchased a farm in Pittstown, but sold it in 1865 and bought 200 acres where he is at present located. The home was destroyed by fire in 1892, but has since been rebuilt. Mr. Wilson was born in 1827, son of Solomon Wilson who came here from Vermont an early settler. The wife of Lorenzo was Sarah Brimmers, daughter of David Brimmers of Petersburgh; she had been a helpless invalid for years but bore her lot with true Christian fortitude until her death in 1895, aged fifty five. She left three children: Mary T., wife of William Lawton of Tomhannock who has two children; Cora B., and Lizzie. The last twlaSamed care for the father, who is also an invalid.

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


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