Brundige, Cornelius O., was born at Fishkill, N. Y., in 1827 and is of German descent. Alvah, his father, was
born in 1799 and died in 1874. He was a son of Abram who served in the War of 1812. Alvah Brundige came from Fishkill
in 1838 and settled in Lyons, purchasing of Daniel Paul a farm of seventy six acres. He was a leading member of
the South Sodus M. E. church. By trade he was a blacksmith and edged tool maker, and carried on that business after
coming to Wayne county. He married Barbara A. Ostrander, and their children were: Harvey, who settled in Huron
and is a fanner; he married Sophia Upson. Catherine married Myron M. Alden, of Lyons. Emily, who is unmarried.
Margaret A., who died unmarried. Abraham, who enlisted in 1862 in the 8th N. Y. Heavy Artillery and served till
the close of the war; he married Hattie Davis and settled first in Sodus and later at Niagara Falls. Much of his
life was spent in teaching and he died in 1891. Mary E. married David S. Dawes and settled near Weedsport, N. Y.
Alson died in childhood, Cornelius O., first settled in the town of Lyons but soon after settled near South Sodus.
He is a veterinary surgeon by profession, but for eighteen years was an extensive. apple buyer. In 1890 he was
elected justice of the peace, is a member of the South Sodus M. E. church and Lyons Grange. He married in 1851
Lucy, daughter of Jonathan H. Lamson, of Lyons, and their children are: Alice A. (Mrs. Cornelius B. Horton, of
Sodus); Lucy E. (Mrs. Oscar H. Sweet, of Rochester); and Kate E. (Mrs. William Munn, of Lyons).
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
Wayne County, NY
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