Biography of William H. Nolan
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Nolan, William H., was born in Oneida county May 20, 1857. His parents moved to Lewis county when he was seven years of age, and he was educated in the public schools and learned the trade of carpentry. He came to Newark in 1888, and has built up a successful business as a contractor and builder. March 31, 1880, he married Mary E. Laulee of Martinsburgh, Lewis county, and they have five children: Eva M., Grace, Mary, Lula M. and Gertrude A. Mr. Nolan and family are members of St. Michael's Catholic Church, and are Democrats. The father of our subject, James S., came to Quebec in 1838, and was compelled to leave, or take up arms against the United States, choosing the former. He came to Syracuse for a short time, where be conducted a blacksmith business many years, and afterwards removed to Lewis county. He was twice married, and had four children by his first marriage, James, Mary, Margaret and John. He married, second, Delia Eagan, and had by her four children: William H., Michael G., a contractor in Buffalo; Frances, who lives in Cohoes; and Edward, who died aged thirteen. James S. died in 1885 and his wife in 1880. Mrs. Nolan's father, Patrick Laulee, came to this country with his parents at the age of fifteen, and married Anna Dunn, and of their eleven children eight grew to maturity.

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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