Biography of Bryon Perrin
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Perrin, Byron (deceased), Potsdam, was born in Potsdam, October 21, 1821, a son of Noah Perrin, a native of Vermont, who was a son of Asa Perrin, one of the earliest settlers of this town, who came here and settled on a farm in Potsdam, where he reared a family of eleven children, of which Noah was the third son. Noah learned the tanner's trade, which he followed most of his life. After active business life was over he was ordained a minister. He died October 15, 1815. He was twice married. His first wife, and mother of our subject, was Paulina Liadsley of Potsdam, and they had two children. Pamelia, the daughter, died at thirteen years of age, Byron was educated in the St. Lawrence Academy, and learned the tanner's trade, which he followed most of his life. In 1855 he came to the farm where be spent the remainder of his life. He died January 9, 1891. He married in December, 1845, Amarilla, daughter of Eleazer and Philena (Wright) Emery of Potsdam, They were the parents of four children, only one of whom is now living, Noah Byron Perrin, born July 11, 1847, He was educated in the old St. Lawrence Academy, and after finishing his schooling traveled very extensively through the west, and after returning home learned the mason's trade, which he has ever since followed, After his father's death he came into possession of the farm where he now resides. He married, August 10, 1876, Jennie, daughter of Patrick and Margaret (Sullivan) Devlin of Canton.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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