Biography of Joseph Kellogg
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Kellogg, Joseph, was born in Newfield, November 18, 1.825, a song of David, of Vermont, born in 1799; who came to this county when thirteen years of age with his father, Joseph, and his grandfather. The latter was an active and public spirited man, who kept a public house two miles south of the village of Newfield. David, father of our subject, married Sarah Colgrove and they had six children. Joseph worked at home until the age of twenty eight, and in 1855 he married Samantha Ham, of Newfield, a daughter of Samuel Ham, and they have two children; the son is in Portland, Ore., and the daughter is Mrs. Tompkins, of Ithaca. He is a member of the Grange, and is a Democrat, having held the office of road commissioner.

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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