Biography of Cornelius O. Brundige
Wayne County, NY Biographies





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).

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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