Biography of Robert N. Kellison
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Kellison, Robert N., was born on a farm in the town of Hornellsville, April 23, 1844, son of James Kellison, a native of Lycomiug county, Pa., born August 5, 1815, and brought here by his parents in 1823. His father, Robert Kellison, took up a tract of 100 acres on lot No. 11, and always made his home there, engaged in lumbering most of the time. He died in 1842, leaving two sons and two daughters. His sons are John D., and James. John D. is still living, now in his sixty eighth year; James followed various employments and has always lived in this neighborhood with the exception of a few years spent in Howard. He is now in his eightieth year. The mother of Robert N., Elizabeth Meeks, was born in Milo, Yates county, N. Y., in 1825, and she is still living. 'rhey were the parents of seven children, three of whom are living: Robert N., James L. a gardener of this town, and Charles, a lawyer of Plymouth, Ind. Robert was educated in the common schools and his first occupation was with other farmers and in saw mills until 1869, when he bought a farm of 120 acres on lot 10, which he has cleared off and on which he has erected buildings and made many improvements, and it can truly be said "From the wilderness a garden now blooms" October 6, 1869, he married Mattie, daughter of Hiram Warner, a farmer and carpenter of Urbana, and they have been the parents of five children, two of whom died in infancy. The remaining three are, Bertus, who assists in conducting the homestead farm, Cleveland, a student of district No. 4 school, and Millie now in her third year.

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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