Biography of Philo Beckwith
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Beckwith, Philo, born in the town of Campbell, January 25, 1857, is the son of Griffin Beckwith, who was born in the town of Hornby, December 25, 1825, and grandson of Zenith Beckwith, who was one of the pioneer settlers of the town of Hornby. Griffin came to the town of Campbell in 1860, where he purchased the farm now owned by Philo. He married Margaret, daughter of Solomon Cushing, of the town of Dicks, Schuyler county, and they have two children: Philo C., and Martha, now Mrs. Joe Robinson, of Wellesboro, Pa. Philo was educated in the district school, and he has devoted his time to farming, and has also conducted a dairy for the last five years. His father died in 1889, aged sixty four years; and the mother in December, 1894, aged sixty three.

From:
Landmarks of Steuben County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Harlo Hakes
Assisted by: L. C. Aldrich and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1896


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Steuben County, NY
Biographies

Names A to C
Names D to L
Names M to R
Names S to Z

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012