Biography of Charles W. Dearlove
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Dearlove, Charles Wither, was born in Italy. Yates county, N. Y., in 1845, son of William Dearlove, a native of Yorkshire, England, born in 1789, who came to the United States in 1816 and settled in Geneva. In 1847 he located in Steuben county, where he spent his last days. He was a Republican and Abolitionist and interested in the underground railway. His wife was Sarah, daughter of William Swales, of England who came to the United States and settled on what is now the "Experimental" farm at Geneva, N. Y. Their children were William, George, Mary, John, Charles, and Annie. He died in 1888, aged 90, and his wife in 1891, aged 80. Willjam and Charles are the only surviving members of this family. Mr. Dearlove's first occupation was as a fireman in a saw mill, and two years later he engaged in farming, to which he has since devoted his time. He now owns his father's homestead and the farm on which he resides, and he makes a specialty of a large variety of potatoes, on which he has established a State reputation, taking the first premiums at many of the fairs on both quality and variety. He is a Prohibitionist, and in 1893 was appointed county statistician, which office he now holds. In 1866 he married Erva, daughter of George Barnes, and their children are: John, Leona, Erva, George, and Bessie. Mr. and Mrs. Dearlove are members of the Prattsburg P. of H., No. 112, of which he has been master for several years. He is also a member of the I. O. G. T. Their son John has taught school during the winter terms for the past eight years, is an active worker in the temperance cause, and is county chief of the I. O. G. T.

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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