Biography of Edwin Crutts
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Crutts, Edwin, was born in Dryden, January 31. 1836. His father, Jacob Crutts, was also born in the county in 1819. The family originally came from New Jersey, the grandfather, Jacob Crutts, being the original settler in 1800. Edwin Crutts was educated in the common schools and finished at the High School in Ithaca under Prof. S. D. Carr. At the age of twenty five he married Miss Ellen Whipple, daughter of Solomon Whipple. of Barton, Tioga county, N. Y., and they have three daughters: Mrs. Alice L. Mix, Misses Emma L. and Ella P. Crutts. In 1891 he inherited part of his father's estate of 175 acres. In 1889 he bought the Henry Sayles property in Varna, also owns in common with his brother three other farms and village property in Varna and the Varna grist mills. Our subject is one of the largest farmers in his town, taking an active interest in educational andreligious matters, and is recognized as a man of sterling integrity and worth.

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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