Biography of Fred E. Beers
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Beers, Fred E., was born in Waverly, June 29, 1861, and came to the town of Danby with his father, A. J. Beers. In 1863 he bought what was known as the George Adriance property, comprising 260 acres, and here he now resides. A. J. Beers died February 24, 1891, leaving his estate to our subject and his brothers. In 1885 he bought the property known as the Allen place, of eighty acres. Fred E. was educated in the district schools, to which he has added by reading and intelligent observation, also taking a course of business preparation at Eastman's College, Poughkeepsie. Mr. Beers is a Republican in politics, and takes much interest in educational matters, having served as trustee of the school for some time. He is also steward of the M. E. church of South Danby. He handles fertilizers, etc., and his principal crops are hay and grain. At the age of twenty one he married Annie, daughter of George Denniston, and they have one daughter, Mertie.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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