Biography of Charles L. Tassell
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Tassell, Charles L., born in Williamson, November 25, 1844; is the third of a family of six children of Lewis and Harriet Tassell. He was educated in the common schools of Williamson, followed farming eight years; and then came to Marion in 1874 and engaged in buying and selling stock and produce. He also has an interest in the Wayne County Canning Company, is one of the directors and holds the office of treasurer. Mr. Tassell has been overseer of the poor, now serving his twelfth year. He is a member of the John B. Burred Post No. 444, Department of New York, and of the A. O. U. W. of Marion. Mr. Tassell enlisted March 4, 1864, in Co. A, 111th Vol. Inf., and served over one year. He was in the battles of the Wilderness and Cold Harbor and was taken sick in the battle of Petersburg. He married January 18, 1866, Hannah Field a native of Orleans county, born in 1841, and daughter of Henry acd Elizabeth (Clark) Field. The father died in Williamson in June, 1893, and the wife resides in Williamson. Mr. Tassell is also serving his third year as quartermaster of the Wayne County Soldiers' and Sailors' Association.

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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