Biography of Amos Guerin
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Guerin, Amos, Ogdensburg, was born at La Prairie, Canada, December 7, 1840. He came to Ogdensburg when eleven years of age, and some time afterward began to learn the joiner's trade, eventually learning that of ship carpenter also. He was for fourteen years in the employ of the Marine Railway as ship carpenter, and after that started for himself on the west side. He was burned out there and lost everything. He then moved over to the main or business part of the town on the banks of the St. Lawrence river, where he has followed for some time the occupation of boat building. He has built many of the finest boats used here, and is a first class designer and workman. Mr. Guerin married many years ago Mary Ann McDonald, of Brockville, and has eleven children. Mrs. Guerin died the 18th of January, 1893. He is a staunch Catholic, and is much esteemed.

Our County and it's people
A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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