Biography of Noah Hanford
Barton, Tioga County, NY Biographies





NOAH HANFORD, a native of Fairfield county, Conn., came with his wife, Julia. Ann Morehouse, first to Groton, N. Y., then, in 1843, to Barton. He was an ingenious man, could do many things well, and worked as occasion demanded at shoemaking, carpenter and mason work, and was also a farmer. He and his wife were life long members of the Methodist church. Of their seven children (all boys) only one, Lewis, is living. He was born May 24, 1823, in Groton, N. Y., and, on attaining mature years and marrying Louisa Morehouse, made his home on Dean's creek. Here he passed an active life as a farmer and a lumberman, was instrumental in building the M. E. church near Lockwood station. (This church was later burned). In 1862 Mr. Hanford sold his farm and removed to East Waverly, and in 1863 to Athens, Pa. Mrs. Louisa M. Hanford died December 26, 1868 and Mr. Hanford married, second, Emorette Miller. Of his six children four are living.

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?


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Tioga County, NY
Biographies

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012