Biography of Fayette N. Kellogg
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Kellogg, Fayette N., Stockholm, was born in Hopkinton, N. Y., December 11, 1849, a son of Franklin E. whose father was Daniel Kellogg. Franklin E.was born in Shoreham, Vt., February 14, 1816 and 1833 settled in Rochester. His wife was Pamelia Sanford, born January 17, 1819, by whom he had nine children, six surviving. In 1840 Mr. Kellogg and family settled in Hopkinton, N. Y. He was a Republican and and held several town offices. He was justice of the peace from 1851 to 1874, supervisor two years, assessor, commissioner of highways, etc. He died March 17, 1877. Fayette N. Kellogg was educated in the Lawrenceville High School and Fort Edward Institute, graduating from the latter November 29, 1866. He spent fifteen years as clerk in his father's store, and two and a half years in a gristmill in Vermont, and Fort Jackson, N. Y. March 28, 1878, he married Alice E. Phelps, oy whom has two children: Pearl R. and Gladys G. Mr Kellogg is a Republican, and was justice of the peace five years in Hopkinton. He is a member of Elk Lodge No. 577, F. & A. M. at Nicholville; of the I. O. O, F., Winthrop Lodge, No. 620; and of the P. of H., Fort Jackson Lodge. Mrs. Kellogg is a daughter of Edwin O. Phelps, a native of Orwell. Vt., born April 23, 1813. He was but eight years old when he went to Hopkinton, where he lived until 1838, then came to the farm he now owns, where he has since lived. In 1838 he married Priscilla Dwinell, a native of Newport, N. H., born April 19, 1818, and they had one son and three daughters. Mr. Phelps held the office of assessor six years. He and family are members of the Free Will Baptist church at Fort Jackson. Mrs. Phelps was a daughter of Cyrus and Polly (Gilman) Dwinell, natives of Massachusetts, who moved to Wisconsin, where Mr. Dsvinell died, and his widow lived with her son in Minnesota, until her death. The Phelps family is of Welsh origin. Two brothers, William and George, went to England. and from there emigrated to America and settled in Dorchester, Mass. Edwin O., father of Mr. Kellogg, is descended from William, who removed to Connecticut 1635, where he lived until his death. In 1788 Elnathan Phelps, grandfather of E. O. settled in Orwell, Vt. He was a Baptist minister, and the first clergyman in that place. He was born in 1734 and died in Orwell, Vt., in 1813. He was the father of twelve children, of whom Jacob, father of E. O. Phelps, was the yonugest son. Jacob was born in Pittsfield, Mass, July 12, 1780, and when a child went to Orwell, Vt.. with his father. He married Lucy Webster of Orwell, May 1803, and they had seven children. Mr. Phelps came to Hopkinton in 1821. He was a Republican and held various offices of trust and honor in his town. He died April 2, 1864.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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