Biography of Henry A. Douglass
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Douglass, Henry A., Massena, was born in Louisville, January 22, 1825, a son of Lucas L., born in 1793, whose father was born in Scotland. Lucas L. came to Louisville, settling on a farm in what was then known as Douglass Bay, and in 1826 he came to the farm owned by our subject, where he died in 1837. He married Clara Reed of Essex, Vt., and of the children of this union five grew to maturity. Mr. Douglass died December 25, 1872. Henry A. was reared on a farm, owning at present fifty acres of the old homestead. He is a Democrat and has been highway commissioner. February 9, 1853, he married Caroline Joy, a native of Colchester, Vt., born February 4, 1831, and a daughter of Levi and Susan (Russell) Joy. They have had these chil dren: Fred I., born October 29, 1854. died in 1859; Luke, born March 19, 1857, is employed in a wholesale store in Buffalo; George H., was born May 2, 1859, was educated in the Union Free School at Massena, and resides with his parents on the farm. He is a member of Massena Grange No. 704. Mr. Douglass is a member of the Presbyterian church

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