Biography of John H. Ham
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

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Ham, John H., son of John and Lucinda (Miller) Ham, was born in 1852. He had two brothers, Edgar, who served in Co. F, 115th N. Y. Vols., and Edwin, who served. in Co. D, 77th N. Y. Vols., and was a prisoner for eleven months in Andersonville prison. He also had three sisters: Adaline, Caroline and Kate, of whom but one is living-Adaline, who married first J. L. Howard, and second Hiram Weaver. Mr. Ham carries on fruit culture and general gardening and has a farm of ninety-six acres. In politics he is a Republican and has held the position of town constable for several years. He has been twice married; first, to Isabel Shaver; they had three children: Mary A., Albert S. and Belle. In October, 1897, he married Alice A. Threehouse. Mr. Ham's paternal and maternal great-grandfathers served in the Revolutionary war, and his grandfather Ham in the war of 1812. Mr. Ham has been a resident of his town all his life, and has been tendered many public offices, all of which he has declined.


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