Biography of Eugene V. Dewey
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Dewey, Eugene V., was born in Prattsville, Greene county, February 24, 1852, was educated in the schools there and learned the trade of a miller with his father. He married first, May 14, 1871, Lydia Collins, of Broome county, and they had one daughter, Lydia. Mrs. Dewey died in 1872, and he married second Cornelia Bartholomew, of Vestal, Broome county, July 15, 1878. They have three sons: Lindsley A., Fayette and Guy Mac. Anson, father of E. V., was born at the old home in Greene county in 1817, and was a miller. His first marriage was with Elsie Fink, by whom he had five children: Martin M., Wallace P., Clarence A., Elsie E., and Eugene V. For his second wife he married Catherine M. Cisim, and they had four children: Josephine, Sarah, Viola and William. He died in 1889 and his wife in 1886. Archibald Bartholomew, father of Mrs. Dewey, was born in Broome county in 1807 and married Mary Loomis, of Yates county. Their children were: John, Caroline, Mary A., Henry, George, Charles, Irene, Delphine and Cornelia. He died May 22, 1887, and, his wife July 19, 1880. Mr. Dewey is the owner of the Taughannock roller process flowering mill, and has resided here four years. He does a fine line of business in custom grinding and merchant milling.

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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