Biography of Ernest E. Hanford
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hanford, Ernest E., was born in Dryden, January 25, 1869, a son of G. Elbridge Hanford, a farmer of Dryden, who has acquired considerable prominence as a justice of the peace, now serving his third term. Ernest E., our subject, was the oldest son of a family of four children. He was educated at the common schools and Dryden Academy, and after leaving he assisted his father on the old homestead farm until 1891, when he moved into the town of Ithaca, conducting Jasper Hanford's farm for two years. In March, 1893, he bought the Hedden farm of ninety five acres, which he is now conducting as a dairy farm with twenty head of cattle. He finds a market in Ithaca by having a milk route, and handles about 220 quarts per day. Mr. Hanford is a member of Forest City Grange No. 288. In politics he is a Prohibitionist. He was married in 1891 to Estella, daughter of Andrew Lormer, a farmer of Dryden, and they have two children: Harold L. and Wm. Walter.

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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