Biography of Elijah C. Hedges
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hedges, Elijah C., deceased, was bon in Caroline, February 11, 1838, and was educated in the district schools. At the age of twenty four he married Charlotte H. Teeter, daughter of Isaac Teeter, who bore him three children: Mrs. John Elyea, of Danby: Isaac, of Kansas City; and Lamont, who lives at home. Mr. Hedges was a Democrat and took an active interest in educational and religious matters. He had been in failing health for some years, so he left the farm and bought a residence in the town of Ithaca, but failed to recover his health, and passed away in November, 1883. After his death Mrs. Hedges took the management of the farm into her hands, and has achieved a merited success.

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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