Biography of Norman Northup
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Northup, Norman, was born in Franklin, Sussex county, N. J., son of Benjamin D. and Sarah (Perry) Northup, both natives of New Jersey, who came to Rathbone in 1835, settling on the farm his brother had cleared ten years previously. Here he lived and died. He was one of the founders of the East Cameron Baptist church. He died June 10, 1874, and Mrs. Northup September 7, 1877. The grandfather, Moses Northup, lived and died in Sussex county, N. J. Norman was ten years of age when he came to Rathbone with his father and helped to clear the old home, which he owned and worked until 1892, when he sold fifty acres and retired from active business. In 1852 he married Manilla, daughter of John and Martha H. Harwood, of Woodhull, by whom he has five children: Walter, a machinist in Utica; Amelia, wife of Burr Willard, a druggist of Campbell; Hattie, widow of Dr. Garret, formerly of Woodhull, but died in Alaska, Mich.; Alma, wife of R. O. Demun, a farmer of Rathbone; and Arthur, a farmer of Rathbone, who married in 1892, Lou Sanford, and has one child, Isabella. Mr. Northup has been assessor and was supervisor of Rathbone for five years.

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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