Biography of Thomas Stafford
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Stafford, Thomas, Brasher Falls, was a native of Peru, Clinton county, and came to Potsdam in 1818. He was a blacksmith by trade. He married Lydia Green. a native of Clinton county, by whom he had seven children, He lived to the age of eighty eight years, and his wife to the age of ninety. Erastus, the second child, was born in 1800, and came with his father to this county. In 1843 moved to Stockholm, where he worked at wool carding and dressing cloth. He died in January, 1861. His wife was Prudence Perkins, of Potsdam, by whom he had twelve children, eight now living. John P., the third child, was born January 4, 1828, at Stafford's Corners (in Potsdam), and in early life engaged with his father in the manufacture of cloth in Stockholm. He came to Brasher in 1866, and engaged in the same business, which he still continues. In 1853 he married Martha Bicknell, whose grandfather, Amos B., was the original settler of Bicknellville, in Stockholm, and after whom the place was named. Mr. and Mrs. Stafford had two children: Ella, deceased, and Cassius, Mr. Stafford is a Republican, and his wife is an active member of the M. E. Church.

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