Biography of Harvey A. Sergeant
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Sargeant, Harvey Amos, Potsdam, was born on a farm in Potsdam, October 5, 1850, son of Amos Sargeant, a native of Vermont, born in Mount Holly, August 10, 1803, and came to this country in 1824. He was located in Parishville two years, and was in Canton about four years. In 1830 he bought a farm of fifty acres, where he lived until he died, October 26, 1872. Mr. Sargeant was a member of the Methodist church of Potsdam. He married in Canton in 1830, Margaret, daughter of Jacob Earl, of Canada, and they had seven children, two of whom are living: Orpha, who lives in Potsdam; and Harvey Amos. Mrs. Sargeant died October 30, 1885, aged seventy six years. The whole life of our subject has been spent in this town. He was educated in the common schools and the old St. Lawrence Academy, and assisted on the farm until the death of his father. Amos Sargeant had increased the size of the farm to 150 acres, which our subject conducts as a dairy farm with twenty cows, the milk being sent to the cheese factory. Mr. Sargeant is a member of the Masonic fraternity Raequette River Lodge No. 213, and has been a member thirteen years. also St. Lawrence Chapter No. 24. He married January 28, 1880, Isabella, daughter of Simon Barkley, of Winchester, Canada, and they have two children: Wilburn H., twelve years of age; and Wesley, now in his sixth year.

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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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