Biography of Andrew Hiles
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Hiles, Andrew, was born in Dryden, Februury 20, 1824. His father, John Hiles, came from New Jersey in 1814, and settled on Fall Creek, moving from there to the foot of Dryden Lake and for years operating the largest saw mill in the town. He died in May, 1865. Andrew was educated in the common schools and at the age of twenty five married Sarah H. Sweetland, and they have two children, Hiram D. and Frances A. In 1855 our subject bought of his father sixty five acres, and in 1865 he inherited another portion of his father's estate. In 1872 he bought the George A. Sweetland farm of sixty acres, making 150 acres in all, on which he raises the regular farm produce, making a specialty of the breeding of grade fine wool sheep.

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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