Biography of M. C. Krum
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Krum, M. C. was born in Ulster county July 20, 1815, a son of Simon Krum, born January 9, 1793, and he was a son of Hendrick W. Krum. At the age of twenty one Simon built a log house for himself, and in place of this there now stands a fine building. July 3, 1813, he married Catharine Coons, daughter of Michael Coons, and they had six children: M. C., Ephraim, Nathan, Sarah, Susan Jane, and Catharine. Our subject lived with his grandfather, Michael Coons, for twenty two years. He married Louisa M., daughter of Dennis Babcock, of Dryden, and they had three children, only one now living, H. S. Krum, who resides on a farm of his own near his father. George L. Krum died aged thirty, leaving a widow and one child, who is now nineteen and lives in Cleveland, O. Mr. Krum is a Republican, and has served as supervisor, overseer of the poor, etc., also trustee of the church and a member of the school board in this town.

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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