Biography of Irving J. Delavan
Owego, Tioga County, NY Biographies





IRVING J. DELAVAN, produce and stock dealer at Owego, was born April 27, 1834, at Willett, Cortland county, N. Y., a son of Charles and Maria (Adams) Delavan. Mr. Delavan was educated in the common schools of his native village and at the academy at Cincinnatus, Cortland county. After leaving school, he worked with his father on the farm and remained there until 1874, when he came to Owego and engaged in buying and selling general produce and live stock. Mr. Delavan was married November 16,1868, with Eleanor A. Newcomb, a daughter of Samuel E. and Emily (Tyler) Newcornb, of Cortland county. She was born March 3, 1848, at Willlett, and was educated in the academy at Cortland and Barton seminary at Binghamton. Mr. and Mrs. Delevan have two children; Emma Tyler, born March 16, 1880, and Bertha Newcomb, born January 27, 1882.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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