Biography of Henry C. Merring
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Merring, Henry C., was born in New Jersey, November 28, 1852, son of Peter and Elizabeth (Grossman) Merring, natives of Sussex county, N. J., who came to Rathbone and settled the farm Henry C. now owns. Here they lived until 1886, when Mrs. Merring died and he went to Arnot, Tioga county, Pa., to live with his daughter, where he died January 12, 1887. Henry C. was educated in the Woodhull Academy, then taught school for five terms. He has also followed lumbering and is now engaged in farming, owning ninety one and one half acres of land. He has served his town as constable, inspector of elections, and collector. He is a member of Hedgesville Tent No. 277 K. O. T. M. April 5, 1887, Mr. Merring married Addie, daughter of George C. Lloyd, of Rathbone, by whom he has had two children; Harrison L. and one who died in infancy. Mr Merring is interested in breeding Berkshire hogs and Bronze turkeys.

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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