Biography of John Vosburgh
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Vosburgh, John (deceased), was born in Copake, Columbia county, December 29, 1807, and came to Wayne county in 1837. He married Christiana, daughter of Tunis Race, of Ancram, Columbia county, and they have seven children: Cornelius. Tunis, John, Lee, Mrs. Clarinda Winegar, and Anna, and Mrs. Ella Miles. The family are now living on the Vosburgh homestead of 147 acres, which was settled by John Vosburgh, having resided there fifty seven years. He came from Columbia county with a sleigh. He raises large amounts of fruit, hay, grain, and stock. Our subject was among the early settlers of Wayne county, and the family were prominent in Columbia county. He died in 1891 aged eighty four.

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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