Biography of William H. Paddock
St Lawrence County, NY Biographies

Paddock, William H., Massena, was born in Massena, on the farm he now owns June 14, 1822, a son of Dr. William S., a son of William Paddock, born in Connecticut, who came to Malone in an early day, where be died, Dr. William S. was born in Woodstock, Vt., in 1787, was educated in that State, and came to Massena to practice his profession in 1818, being the first physician in the town. He married Wealthy Porter, born in Salisbury, Vt., in 1796, and they had four children. Dr. Paddock was a Democrat, and represented his district in the Assembly in 18343536. He died May 6, 1859, and his wife February 6, 1870. Our subject was educated in the Malone and and the Manchester (Vt.) Academies, and has always been engaged in farming, owning 200 acres of land and keeping a dairy of twenty five cows. He is a Democrat and has been inspector of elector of elections, president of the corporation, and took the U. S. census in the towns of Louisville and Massena. Mr. Paddock is a member of Massena Grange, and is one of the loan commissioners of the county, September 2, 1847, he married Susan Andrews, a native of Massena, born June 23, 1826, a daughter of John B. Andrews. Mr. and Mrs. Paddock have had eight children; John, who died in infancy; S. Florence, born October 18, 1849, wife of George D. Ormiston of Arkansas; Fred M., born October 26, 1851, resides at home: Mary A., born February 17, 1854, wife of George McCartney, married September 2, 1883; John S., born January 2, 1856, who married Anna Spratt, and lives in Aspen, Col.; Jenny, born April 9, 1858, wife of David N. Clark (deceased); William S., born March 12, 1861, married Belle Ellis of Red Jacket, Mich; George C., born March 31, 1866, resides in Montana. Our subject is one of the originators of the village school, of which he was trustee twenty five years and president of the board ten years.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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