Biography of Aurin Wilcox
Steuben County, NY Biographies





Wilcox, Aurin, was born in Corning, in 1842, son of Abel Wilcox, a native of Otsego county, one of the pioneers, and a wagon maker by trade, who lived and died in Caton. Aurin Wilcox is a farmer and also learned his father's trade. In 1874 he married Hattie Breese, a native of Caton, and daughter of A. B. Breese, a native of Chemung county, who caine to Steuben county at an early day and to Caton in 1834; he built the first grist mill in Caton and died in 1880 aged seventy two years; the first saw mill was built by his father-in-law, S. F. Berry. A. B. Breese was twice married, his second wife being Nancy H. Huchins of Hartwick, Otsego county, N. Y. Niles D., a soldier brother of Mrs. Wilcox, died in Salisbury prison, N. C., another brother, N. Le Grand, died when twenty four years of age. E. K. Breese is a resident of Michigan, Leland S. of Chicago, Henrietta M., wife of B. Frank Rhodes of Syracuse, and Stella C. Hill of Corning.

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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