Biography of Asa H. Leete
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Leete, Asa H. (deceased), Potsdam, was born in Essex, Essex county, August 31, 1825, a son of Asa Leete and Hannah Randall, natives of Vermont. Our subject was the oldest son of a family of ten children. He was nine years old when the family moved to St. Lawrence county and located in Potsdam, where the boyhood of our subject was spent. He was educated ía the common schools and assisted on his father's farm until he was married in 1851. His wife was Samantha, daughter of Elisha Bradish, a farmer of Norfolk. After his marriage he bought a farm where he made his home for a short time, and in the spring of 1854 bought the farm of 871½ acres, which was his home at the time of his death, hnuary 6, 1881. His widow and four children survive him: Herbert W., who conducts the farm: Lida E., of Potsdam.; Elva L., wife of Charles I. Bailey, of Potsdam; and Vita E., who lives at home. In the death of Mr. Leete the community has lost a good citizen.

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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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