Biography of Anthony Hamstreet
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ANTHONY HEMSTREET, son of Peter Hemstreet, was born in Carlisle, Schoharie county, N. Y., March 8, 1833. His education was obtained at common schools. He commenced teaching at the age of eighteen and taught for nearly twenty years. In 1856 he married Emma L. Bowdish, daughter of Gamaliel, who was a prominent man and citizen. In 1855 Mr. Hemstreet came to Waverly, followed teaching and was also a farmer. He later was engaged with H. L. Cooley in tanning at East Waverly for twelve years, and until the tannery was burned. He has three children: Ida A. (Mrs. C. H. Swain), Elma G. (Mrs. H. G. Merrill), and Addie. In 1895 he was one of the organizers of the A. H. Thomas paint company, of which he is president.

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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