Biography of Mrs. Jane Wrigglesworth (w/o Andrew)
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Wrigglesworth, Mrs. Jane, widow of Andrew Wrigglesworth, Russell,, who was born in De Kalb, January 6, 1833, a daughter of Enoch Taylor, who was a son of Nathan Taylor, born in South Hadley, Mass., who married Deborah Robinson, by whom he had two sons and two daughters. They spent their last days in Hammond, N. Y., where he died in 1838, and his wife in 1851. Enoch Taylor came to Hammond when a young man and followed teaching for several years, being also a farmer and mechanic. He was a great reader and a well informed man. He married, in 1837, Ruhama Dudy, born in Georgia, Vt,, in 1815, a daughter of Obedinh and Zilpha Dudy, natives of Vermont. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor had three children George, a farmer of Russell; Jane, as above; and Mary, who lives with her sister. Mr. Taylor died May 6, 1876, and his wife, who still survives, resides with our subject. Jane began teaching at the age of fifteen, which vocation she followed many years. She married Andrew Wigglesworth, by whom she had one daughter, who graduated from the St. Lawrence University, class of 1890, and is now a teacher in Brooklyn. Mr. Wrigglesworth was a farmer, owning a place in North Russell, He died August 25, 1808. His father, Joseph, was a native of England, who came to De Kalb when a young man, He married Sarah, widow of James Aastman, by whom he had nine children. After the death of her husband Mrs. Wrigglesworth sold the farm and followed teaching until 1885, when she bought the cheese factory now known as the Palrnersville Factory, of which she has since been proprietor, the output being about 90,000 pounds annually.


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Our County and it's people
a memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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