Biography of LeRay Edgecomb
Barton, Tioga County, NY Biographies





LEROY EDGECOMB was born at South Cortland, N. Y., July 15, 1824. He came to Barton when a young man and engaged in lumbering business and was also a farmer. In 1847 he married Arletta, daughter of James Beacham. They had one daughter, Addie, wife of Harold Linson, who resides in New York city. May 1, 1861, Mr. Edgecomb enlisted as a soldier in the civil war. On February 28, 1862, as a result of an accidental discharge of his gun while on picket duty, he was mustered out of service. He was a member of W. C. Hull Post, 401, G. A. R. In 1870 Mr. Edgecomb came to Waverly, engaged in the coal business and subsequently conducted a meat market. He died February 5, 1895. Mrs. Edgecomb resides in Waverly.

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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