Biography of William C. Cull
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Cull, William C., was born in Arcadia, January 28, 1836, was educated in the common schools, and is one of the town's best farmers. He married twice, first Celia Krune formerly of Columbia county, who died November 26, 1867, and December 15, 1869, he married second Mrs. Phoebe (Penoyer) Wilcox, of this town, formerly of Columbia county. They have three children: Adelbert P., who is the farmer at home; Herschel J., who is a student in the Cazenovia Seminary, and Eunice M. Mrs. Cull had one daughter by her first husband, Louisa M., who is a dressmaker at Sodus. Mr. Cull's father, Charles, was born in Tusksbury, England, May 24, 1799, and was a carpenter and joiner by occupation. November 4, 1820, he married Mary M. Buckle in Worcester, England, and they had six children: Charles, Thomas, Mary M., James, Philip T., and William C., as above. The family came to the United States as early as 1832. He died February 26, 1879, and his wife October 8, 1881, aged eighty eight years. Mr. Cull is the only survivor of his father's family. Mrs. Cull's father, John Penoyer, was born in Columbia county May 5, 1802. He married Eunice Sims, of his native place, by whom be had five children. The ancestry of this family is English, Scotch and Dutch.

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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