Biography of E. J. Aldrich
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga County, New York Wills, 1796-1805

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Aldrich, E. J., was born in Day, N. Y., December 28, 1828, a son of Benoni and Deborah (Frost) Aldrich, who came to the town of Day at an early date and there lived and died. His grandfather, Benoni Aldrich, lived and died in Warren county. His father was a farmer and was one of the leading men of his town. E. J. Aldrich was educated in the common schools and Kingsborough Academy. He began life by working for a log company in Glens Fails, remaining with this company twenty-three years, and for most of the time was manager of the Sacandaga River portion of their business. He is one of the well-to-do men of Corinth, and has made his own property. In 1870 Mr. Aldrich bought the place on which he lives of sixty acres, and has added twenty-five acres, now having a farm of eighty-five acres; he also owns seventy acres in another farm; fifty-five acres in Greenfield and in the town of Day 150 acres. In politics he is independent, and in Day was assessor and inspector and has been inspector in Corinth. He is a member of the Masons, also of the I. O. O. F. January 26, 1859, he married Alvina Murray, daughter of Payn B. and Lovina Paul Murray. Mrs. Aldrich died October 24 1893. Their adopted daughter, Elizabeth, a high school teacher of several years' experience, is now a student in the Emerson College of Oratory, Boston, Mass.


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