Biography of Harrison Stedge
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Stedge, Harrison, was born in the town of Hector, Schuyler county, October 4, 1824, and is the seventh of eight children born to Peter and Betsey Rorabuck Stedge, both of New Jersey. The grandfather, William, was a tanner and currier in New Jersey. Peter learned the tanner and shoemaker trades, at which he worked throughout his life. He came from New Jersey to Chiming county, and then went to Schuyler county, and died at Beaver Darn, aged seventy two years. He was a soldier in the war of 1812. In 1842 Harrison Stedge married Fairmenia Rhodes, of North Hector, Schuyler county, and they have had six children: Laura, wife of W. O. Preston, a carpenter of Elkland, Pa.; Mary, wife of Jack Gordon, a mason at Flint, Mich.; Catharine, wife of James Randall, a carpenter of Watkins; Della, wife of Henry Crandall, a mason by trade, and a farmer of Cattaraugus county; William, of Corning; and Ernest, a farmer of Bradford. Mrs. Stedge died in 1860. For his second wife Mr. Stedge married Abigail Chandler, and they have one son, John, who is a hardware merchat of Harvard, Ill. Mrs. Stedge died, and he married for his third wife, Susan M. Pickley Benette, widow of Hiram Benette. Mr. Stedge came from Hector to Campbell in 1863, and to Bradford in 1810, where he has a farm of eighty acres, and carries on general farming and a dairy, making a specialty of thoroughbred Durham cows. In politics he is a Republican, and has been assessor.

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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