Biography of Williard Shaver
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Shaver, Williard, was born February 26, 1844. His father, Ira C. Shaver, was born in Ithaca, August 2, 1817, and came to the town of Dryden in the spring of 1823 with his father, John C. Shaver and bought of Luther Gere a farm of 145 acres, which is in the possession of the family to the present day. Mrs. Ira C. Shaver was a daughter of W. H. Sutfin. In 1854 he bought the George White property, just northwest of Freeville, where the family now resides, and has eighty acres of some of the best farm land in the town. Williard Shaver, at the age of twenty nine, married Fannie, daughter of Peter Saulpaugh of Buffalo, and they have three children, James G., Ira C. and Frank W. In 1891 he purchased of his father the old homestead property where he now resides. Our subject is a well read, intelligent citizen, taking an active interest in church and school matters, having been trustee of the school district for four years, his father having held the same office for fifteen consecutive years. The family have always taken a prominent part in advancing the best interest of the town, and are practical and successful farmers.

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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