Biography of Henry R. Taber
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Taber, Henry R., born in Lewis county, hnuary 21, 1829, is the youngest of four children of Silas and Susanna (Bristol) Taber, he a native of Dutchess county, born October 9, 1789, and she a native of Sand Lake, Rensselaer, born August 25, 1788. He died in Palmyra, June 5, 1875, and his wife April 30, 1876. Our subject was educated in the common schools, Marion Academy, and Palmyra Classical Union School, and studied law with Charles McLouth, of Palmyra. He was admitted to the bar in 1865, since which he has followed his profession. He was elected justice in 1858, and except one and one half years has since filled the office. He has been justice of sessions several times, and is now serving his eleventh term as supervisor. Mr. Taber married, May 14, 1850, Thankful M., a daughter of William and Mary (Srope) Bilby, of Marion. Her parents died, October 30, 1861, and December 1. 1864, respectively. Mr. Taber and wife have had one child, Elida J., who resides with them.

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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