Biography of John B. Storms
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Storms, John B., was born in the town of Mentz, Cayuga county, April, 1839, one of five children of George M. Storms, a blacksmith of that county, who came from New York city in 1838. He died November 3, 1854, aged forty one years. The boyhood of our subject was spent in his native town, and at the time of his father's death he was fourteen years of age, and apprenticed himself to a marble cutter. He was employed in Auburn two years, and April 25, 1859, he came to Ithaca, where he was employed by Beers & Goodrich, whose shop stood where the Cornell Library now stands. For twenty seven years he was with the above firm, and in 1886 he bought out the former proprietors who had their shops at 21 East Green street. Mr. Storms has worked up an extensive trade in this county, and is prepared to furnish everything needed in the line of fine marble cutting and monument work. He is a Democrat and a member of Fidelity Lodge F. & A. M., and also of No. 5 Hose Company of the Fire Department. In 1892 he married Kate E. Dilts of Ithaca, and they have one daughter.

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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