Biography of S. D. Hamblin
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hamblin, S. D., was born in Albany county, April 18, 1818. He was educated in the district schools of Dutchess county, which he attended during the winter time, working summers on his father's farm. In 1835 he came to Tompkins county and settled near Dryden, and at the age of twenty eight he married Almira J., daughter of James Toogood of the town of Dryden, and they were the parents of four children three now living. He is a Democrat in politics, taking an intelligent interest in educational and religious matters. In 1886 he came to the town of Danby and bought the George Nourse farm of 244 acres, five years later exchanging this for property in Beloit, Wis., and in 1877 bought it back, and resides there at the present time. His crops consist chiefly of hay and grain, and the farm also supports a quantity of 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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