Biography of Cornelius Boss
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Boss, Cornelius, born in Socks April 6, 1856, is the fifth of nine children of Isaac and Sarah (Dedee) Boss, natives of Holland, who came to America in 1854 and settled in Williamson on a farm. He bought a farm in Sodus, where he resided till 1865, when he went to Michigan for a year. He returned to Sodus, again buying a farm, which he sold and bought the farm, a part of which is now owned by our subject. He died April 3, 1887, and his wife March 29, 1880. Subject was reared on a farm and educated in Sodas and Marion. He married, April 7, 1880, Annie, daughter of Frank and Mary (Lawrence) Leroy, natives of Holland. Mr. and Mrs. Boss have one son and one daughter: Frank C., born September 6, 1886, and Jessie May, born July 13, 1891. Mr. Leroy died in 1866, and Mrs. Leroy resides in Marion. Mr. Boss has always been engaged in farming, and makes a specialty of fruit growing. He is a member of the Grange, and is also a member of Security Tent, K. O. T. M.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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