Biography of William H. Weatherell
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Weatherell, William H., was born in England, May 14, 1833, and came to this country in 1853, settling in Elmira. He married Miss Park, of England, before coming to this country, and in 1879 he settled in this county, town of Newfield, buying the two mills of the place, both of which he operated for some time, now owning the lower one. This mill has a capacity of twenty barrels of wheat flour and 300 bushels of buckwheat, making twenty five pounds to the bushel. Mr. Weatherell has had six children, three surviving. One son and one daughter live at home. In connection with his mill Mr. Weatherell has a machine for cutting and making shingles, which is proving a good departure. They have a capacity for making about 15,000 every ten hours.

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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