Biography of Albert C. Marvin
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Marvin, Albert C., can trace the genealogy of the Marvins back to 1636, when Reynold Marvin settled at Lynn, Conn., the family being of English origin. Mathew, his grandfather, was the eighth son of Thomas, who was born at Salisbury, Conn. June 7, 1854, and married Mary Weed, of New Canaan, Conn., by whom he had six children: Abigail, born August 5, 1785, died at Lansingburg, N. Y., March 4, 1788; Joseph, born May 1, 1787, at Lansingburg, died at Hamden, N. Y., in 1820; Jared, Thomas, William W., and Lewis. In 1819 Joseph Marvin married Polly Tiffany, who was born December 17, 1801, at Walton, N. Y., and they had one child, Albert C., as above, who was born February 4, 1820. He was educated in the common schools and Delhi Academy, and afterward taught school in Hamden and Meredith, and for the past thirty years has been engaged in farming and lumbering. He has held the office of assessor for three terms, and was a member of the I. O. O. F. In 1849 Mr. Marvin married Amarillo C. Stetson, of Wayland, and they are the parents of five children: Melvin Knox, born March 8, 1850; Anna Amanda, born March 21, 1851, died March 19, 1852; Curtis F., born February 25, 1853, died April 12, 1854; Eleanor Augusta, born March 20, 1856; and Francis E., born December 4, 1864, who resides in Howard. Melvin Knox married Mary C. Vogle, who was born January 1, 1851, by whom he had the following children: Genevieve, born March 14, 1872; Albert Curtis, born September 18, 1873, died April 24, 1874; Anna Augusta, born February 12, 1875, died February 6, 1876; Nettie Adell, born August 24, 1876, died July 19, 1881; Katie, born June 15, 1878; Archibald Knox, horn June 24, 1880; Lorinda, born March 20, 1882; Clarence, born January 14, 1884; Bell, born January 25, 1887; Lizzie, born December 30, 1888; and Flossie Helen, born July 15, 1894. Eleanor Augusta married Jacob Mehienbach, of Salamanca, and they have three children: Nellie, Ethel, and Iva. Francis E. married Ada Hoag and have one child, Edith.

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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