Biography of William E. Gould
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Gould, William E., was born in Ontario May 2, 1837, son of Israel and Sally A. (Amy) Gould, he a native of Canada, born in 1803, and she of Saratoga county, born in 1811. The father of Israel was Daniel Gould, a native of New York, who came to Walworth in 1804, where be spent the remainder of his life. His wife was Carlinthy Woodcock a native of Lake George, by whom he had thirteen children. He was in the war of 1812. Subject's father was a man well informed, especially in mathematics. He settled on a farm in Ontario now owned by subject, where he died. He was one of the largest farmers in that town, owning about 300 acres. He died October 11, 1868, and his wife May 5, 1844, aged thirty three years. Subject was educated in Walworth Academy. He owns 140 acres where he resides and sixty three acres in Ontario, follows general farming, and raised hops in Ontario fourteen years. He was a dealer in produce and coal at Union Hill nine years. He was assessor seven years, is a member of Wayne Lodge No. 416, F. & A. M. He sent a substitute to the late war. He married, in 1862, Malin J. Brown, a native of Perrington, Monroe county, by whom he has three children, the youngest a son, George W., who died at the age of twenty one, Nora J., at home, who graduated from the Brockport Normal School and was six years principal of Adams School of Duluth, Minn.; Mary A., wife of Arthur L. Hatch, a merchant of Lincoln in partnership with Mr. Kennedy and our subject. The firm is known as Kennedy, Hatch & Co. She is a graduate of Brockport Normal School and has one daughter, Marjorie G., born December 24, 1892.

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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