Biography of Andrew B. Bogardus
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Bogardus, Andrew B., a prominent farmer of Lansing, was born in Ellenville, Ulster county, June 8, 1832, a son of Jacob E. and Ann (Bruyn) Bogardus, of Kingston, Ulster county, who came to this town in 1833, and bought a tract of over 300 acres, a portion of which our subject now owns, and on which he resides. Jacob died in 1859 and his wife in 1865. He was a prominent man in his town, taking an active part in political affairs, he being a Democrat. They had eight children, of whom our subject was the sixth. The grandfather was Evert Bogardus, and in his house in Kingston was held the first Assembly during the war of 1812. Andrew B. was educated in the academy at Ithaca, and after heaving school he returned to the farm, where he has since lived. At his father's death he came into possession of a portion of the farm, and at the mother's death the brothers divided the property, Andrew B. having the portion on which were the home buildings. In 1888 he married Fannie, daughter of Hiram Herrick of Lansing. Mr. Bogardus is a Democrat.

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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