Biography of Almon Gray
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Gray, Almon, was born in Connecticut February 19, 1824, and came to Tompkins county in 1851. His father, Rufus Gray, came in 1849 and settled on lot seventy five. Almon Gray laid the foundation of his education in the common schools, but is a self educated and self made man. At the age of twenty he married Sarah, daughter of Robert Lawrence of Patterson, Putnam county. In 1886 he bought the Wesley Hurd property of 133 acres, raising hay, grain and stock. Our subject, in connection with his father, has been a prominent contractor and builder, erecting some of the finest buildings in the town. He takes the Republican side in politics, and an active intelligent interest in school and church affairs, having been connected with the Ellis Hollow M. E church for forty years. He takes a prominent part in the events of the town, and is known as a man of sterling worth and high integrity.

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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