Biography of Chester L. Vorhis
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Vorhis, Chester L., was born in the town of Hanby, November 17, 1832, educated in the district schools, and took up farming for an occupation, cultivating 103 acres of some of the finest farm land in the locality, his crops being chiefly hay and grain. He is a deacon of the Congregational church. He married at the age of twenty eight A. Melia Jennings, of this town. Of their two children Oscar J. Vorhis is now a resident of Ithaca, and the daughter, Mrs. William Bierce, resides in Danby Our subject's father, John Vorhis, came to this town in 1825 from Spencer; his wife was Mary A. Taylor, they being among the early settlers of Danby.

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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