Biography of Casper Metzger
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Metzgar, Caspar, who for many years was known as one of Groton's enterprising farmers, was born in Cayuga county, a son of Jonas and Mary (Mervin) Metzgar. Caspar married Esther, daughter of Samuel and Margaret Newman, and had eleven children, as follows: Serepta, wife of Henry Smith; Satira, wife of Matt H. Stevens; Amelia; Newman; Margaret, wife of King Wildman; Almena; Miles; Frank E.; Horton; Leo, who lives on the homestead farm; Flora, wife of Hosea Curtis. Caspar died in Groton, January 23, 1883, and his wife died in February, 1873. Frank E. Metzgar was born in Groton, September 5, 1853, and has lived on his present farm for the past eighteen years. The buildings he himself erected, and though containing only sixty two acres it is among the most desirable in Groton. October 26, 1875, Frank E. married Susie, daughter of Ira and Julia Ann (Uzmun) Wyckoff, and they have had four children.

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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