Biography of Henry A. Dearman
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Dearman, Henry A., was born in the town of Lansing, March 8, 1828. His father, Wm. Dearman, was one of the early settlers in that town, Their ancestors came originally from Holland. Henry A. was educated in the common schools, but was obliged to take care of himself at the age of fourteen, when Wm. Dearman was killed by a fall from a building. Being of an energetic nature, Henry continued his edu cation alone. He takes the Democratic side in politics, and has been committeeman for several terms. In 1892 he bought what was known as the Orrie Hill property in Freeville where he now resides. In early life he learned the carriagemakers trade, in which he continued until 1852 in the village of Dryden, and then returned to Lansing. He is recognized as a man of great strength of character and of integrity, his word being as good as his bond.

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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