Biography of Charles Pease
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Pease, Charles, was born in Columbia county, August 2, 1810, son of Abel and Elizabeth (Potts) Pease. By a previous marriage with Miss Whitbeck, Mr. Pease had two children, both of whom are deceased. In 1828 he removed to Arcadia, in 1829 to Manchester, Ontario county, and in 1834 came to Ontario, Wayne county, where he spent his last days. Charles Pease is a natural mechanic, and has followed manufacturing of various articles in connection with his farm business. To the original homestead he has added till he now owns a splendid farm of 207 acres, and has a feed mill, cider mill, etc. He is the first man of Ontario run a steam engine, and put in the first drain tile in the town. January 8, 1832, he married Laura Beach, born in Hamilton, Madison county, September 23, 1811, a daughter of Nathaniel and Lucy (Smith) Beach, natives of Massachusetts. They had two sons and three daughters, Mrs. Pease being the only one now living. Mr. and Mrs. Pease have had two sons and seven daughters Annetta, who died aged twelve years; Lucy, wife of Edward H. Pound, deceased; Charles Wesley, general mechanic, now resides in Rochester. His wife is Alma Giberson, a native of Ohio. In 1862 he enlisted in the war, and in 1863 was made second lieutenant and promoted first lieutenant of the 10th Colored Regiment; Emily, wife of W. Speller of Ontario; Louisa. died April 11, 1844; Celinda, wife of Isaac Hurley of Ontario; Alonzo, wife of Charles Gernee of Ontario; Frank, who is general manufacturer and inventor in Rochester. His wife is Ella Meyer of Rochester; and Fannie, wife of Conrad Schnetzer, of Ontario. Mr. and Mrs. Pease celebrated their golden wedding ten years ago. He is a liberal supporter of the M. E. Church, of which his wife is a member.

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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