Biography of Marquis S. Main
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Main, Marquis S., was born in North Stonington, New London county, Conn., September 15, 1834, son of Avery and Laura Baldwin, he a native of Stomngton, Conn., born in 1806, and she a native of Fenner, Madison county, born in 1816. He and wife came to West Walworth in 1863, where he died April 17, 1892, and his wife resides with her children. He was a mason by trade and a farmer. Subject was educated in the common schools and Oneida Castle and Cazenovia Academies. He taught school one term, and then engaged in farming, which has been his principal occupation, was also agent for Lester Bros., selling phosphate and sold first of that brand in the town. He owns 229 acres in Walworth and follows general farming and fruit raising, last year evaporating 22,000 quarts of black caps. He was assessor. He married, September 22, 1858, Mary J. Ten Eyck, a native of Chenango county, and daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Duncan) Ten Eyck, natives of Dutchess county, who settled in Chenango county, and he died in Madison county in 1882, and she in 1885. Subject and wife had seven children: Florence, Luella, Edith, who died aged eighteen; Jennie, Marcus A., Willis J., and Edward E. Mr. Main is also engaged in evaporating apples and does an extensive business. He is one of the wealthiest men of the town.

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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