Biography of Deroy De Garmo
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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De Garmo, Deroy, was born in the town of Lysander, N. Y., September 11, 1836. His father, Jacob De Garmo. was a native of Saratoga county, and his grandfather, Matthew De Garmo, came to Saratoga about 1750. Jacob De Garmo married Mary Sutphin, and. was identified as a farmer. Deroy De Garmo was educated in the common schools, and carried on farming for fifteen years. In 1872 he came to Ballston and engaged in the livery business, then established his present business of contractor and builder and for sixteen years was employed in railroad interests. In 1892 he resumed his business of contracting. In 1861 he married Frances A. Wood, who died in 1863. Afterwards he married Harriet Dennison, and they have one son, Albert C Mr. De Garmo is one of the self-made men of his town. He takes an active interest in school and church matters and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity, whose word is as good as his bond, and a firm advocate of temperance principles.


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