Biography of John L. Fort
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

Descriptive guide of the battlefield of Saratoga


Fort, John L., was born in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer county. N. Y., June 1, 1830, a son of Tunis and Delia (Birch) Fort. Tunis Fort was a native of Rensselaer county, and died in Providence in 1850; his wife died in Gaiway about 1886. John L. was educated in the common schools and carries on farming, having a farm in Gaiway of one hundred and sixty acres, also one in Chariton, upon which his son lives. In 1850 he married Johannah Hart, and their children are Rosetta, Sarah E., George H., Carmi and John L., jr. George H. and Rosetta are engagedin teaching; John L., Jr., was educated at Poultney, Vt., and Burlington College and for eight years has been engaged in the ministry; Sarah E. married Eugene Seaman, a farmer two miles south of Baflston; Carmi is a farmer at west Chariton.


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