Biography of William H. Wilcox
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Wilcox, William H., was born April 6, 1841, on the farm where he now resides, in the town of Danby, was educated in the common schools, and at the age of twenty seven married Mary E., daughter of Reuben Meeker, also of this town. They had one son, who was killed at the age of nineteen, by the accidental discharge of a cannon. Mr. Wilcox is a Republican in politics, and takes an active and intelligent interest in all educational an d religious matters, being trustee and steward of the M. E. church in South Danby. Our subject is one of the leading fanners in his part of the town, having a fine farm of 125 acres on which he raises large quantities of grain, hay and stock.

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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