Biography of James B. McCabe
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McCabe, James B., Pierrepont, was born in Ireland December 14, 1838, a son of John and Margaret (Bingham) McCabe of that country, who reared three children. In 1845 the family came to Essex county and three years later removed to Pierrepont where they settled on the farm now owned by James. Here the mother died July 12, 1881, the father still living there with his son. James B. was educated in the common schools and St. Lawrence Academy, was engaged as bookkeeper for the Santa Clare Lumber Company of Franklin county, but his principal occupation has been farming and dairying. In 1861 he enlisted in Co. D, 92d N. Y. infantry, serving till July, 1863, when he re-enlisted in the 11th N. Y. Cavalry and served until October, 1865. In December, 1867, he married Martha M. Bloss, a native of Canada and a daughter of Samuel and Pattie (Jones) Bloss, who came to St. Lawrence county in 1866 and died in Parisliville. Mr. and Mrs. McCabe have had eleven children: John H. (deceased), Ida J., Henrietta, John (deceased), Samuel W., Mabel M. (deceased), Albert J., Lena G., Margaret A., Helen B. and Martha L. Mr. MeCahe is a Republican and a member of High Falls Lodge No. 428, F. & A. M., Colton, N. Y. He took the State census in 1875 and the United States census in 1880. He is a mamber also of the G. A. R., Wait Post.

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