Biography of Joseph E. Lyttle
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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Lyttle, Joseph E., was born in Mechanicville, N. Y., September 4, 1857, educated in the public schools and since he attained his majority has been in the hotel and restaurant business and is now doing a good business in the Park Avenue Opera House cafe. In April, 1887, he married Minnie A. McMann, and they had two children; Nicholas, who died in infancy, and Joseph E., jr. Mr. Lyttle's father, Nicholas Lyttle, was born in county Antrim, north of Ireland, in 1806, and was educated in their schools. He came to the United States at the age of twenty and enlisted as a soldier in the Mexican war and won an honorable discharge. He married Margaret Dunn of New York city, and came to Mechanicville; they had ten children: Charles, who died in infancy; John; Charles 2d, who also is dead; Nicholas E., James, Mary J., Joseph E. (as above), Annie, Margaret and Kate. Mr. Lyttle died in 1886 and his wife in 1870. Joseph E. Lyttle and family are members of St. Paul's Roman Catholic church. In his political choice he is a staunch Democrat; the ancestry of family is Scotch, and Scotch-Irish.


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