Biography of Chauncy P. Gregg
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Gregg, Chauncy P., was born in Covert, Seneca county, May 26, 1833, and received a common school and academic education. He came to Trumansburgh in 1855, where he has been an active, thorough business man. He first conducted a hardware store in company with Biggs Bros. In 1858 he bought the warehouse at Trumansburgh Landing, and continued it ten years. While thus engaged he began the manufacture of mbwers, reapers, etc., which he has continued until the present time. In December, 1863, he married Sarah Conde, of West Troy, and they have had four children: Elizabeth C., Holland C., Sarah M., and James G. Mrs. Gregg died August 26, 1886. Mr. Gregg's father, Erastus C., was born in Enfield in 1805, and in early life was a merchant and mail contractor. He married Sarah Pratt, of Covert, and they had six children: Chauncy P., Alexander H., who married Helen Mundy of Farmer Village; Sarah A., who married Dr. Hoysradt, of Ithaca; Harriet E., Edla E., and Evangeline. Subject's father died in 1887, and his mother survives, aged eighty two years. The ancestry of the family on the paternal side is Scotch and on the maternal side of New England stock.

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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