Biography of Sprague S. Granger
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Granger, Sprague S., was born in Sodus, April 10, 1849, a son of Thomas J., who settled in the town of Sodus when a young man, the land then being unbroken forest. He cleared and brought under cultivation several farms, and in 1869 came to Sodus village to reside, where he was for many years engaged in the manufacture of fanning mills. He belonged to the Masonic fraternity, Sodus Lodge No. 392. He married Satira Negus, and had these children: George, who settled in Sodus, where he is engaged in the manufacture of fanning mills, etc., and who married Tammy Pulver; Harriet A., who married Hezekiah Lake; Samuel, who died young; and Sprague S., who settled in Sodus and established a lumberyard, carried on a saw and planing mill, and was engaged in the manufacture of fanning mills, sash, doors and blinds, etc., carrying on for several years an extensive business. He was also engaged in basket manufacturing. He takes a keen interest in political affairs, having served as commissioner of highways, etc. He takes a keen interest in political affairs, having served as commissioner of highways, etc. He is a member of Sodus Lodge No. 392, F. & A. M., and Wayne Chapter. In 1872 he married Alice E. Wride, of Sodus, and they have one daughter, Bessie W.

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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