Biography of Alexander Carman
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Carman, Alexander, was born in the town of Hector, N. Y., November 19, 1829, son of Abraham and Elizabeth Horton Carman, both of Ulster county, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Carman came to Hector about 1826, and in 1836 moved to Bath, where they spent the remainder of their days. Hem was a farmer by occupation, and died April 3, 1876, and his wife in 1864. Alexander Carman was reared on a farm and continued farming and lumbering until about 1870, when he commenced working at carpenter work, which business he followed until about 1881, when he purchased the farm where he now resides and engaged in farming. In 1859 he married Melissa, daughter of Stephen and Jane Horton, of Bath, by whom he had two children: Rosa, who married James Stinson, a Farmer; they have three children: Emma, William and Alexander; and Emma, widow of Charles De Waine, who died January 8, 1893, and she now resides with her father, Mr. Carman. Mr. and Mrs. De Caine had three children: Rosa, Ray and Melissa. In October, 1862, Mr. Carman enlisted in Co. D, 161st N. Y. Vols.; he was at the siege of Port Hudson and a number of other engagements, and was wounded on Cox's plantation, July 13, 1863, and was honorably discharged October, 1865. Mr. Carman is a member of Knox Post No. 549, G. A. R.

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


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