Biography of Peter Waldurff
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Waldurff, Peter, was born in Taghkanick, Columbia county, N. Y., February 5, 1810. His father, John Waldurff, was one of the first settlers in Rhinebeck, Dutchess county, and the family was of German extraction. Peter Waldurff was educated in the common schools, and at the age of twenty five he married Hannah. daughter of Andrew Nichols, and of this union ten children were born, eight of whom are now living, five sons, Martin V. B., who owns a farm adjoining his father's, Reuben, who owns a farm in Wolcott, Stanton E., who owns a farm in Rose, Eugene C., who is a physician of Buffalo, N. Y., and Frank L., who lives on the homestead farm, and three daughters, Hannah, who married Harrison Malley, of Homer, N. Y., Nettle, who married Rev. R. E. Burton, of Syracuse, N. Y., and Helen, who married John M. Mackie, of Galen, N. Y. In 1848 he bought the William Garlic property of 144 acres, and in 1855 he bought the adjoining farm, known as the "Riverdale farm." He has 217 acres of some of the best farm lands in Wayne county, raising fruit, hay, grain and stock. In 1883 his wife died, since which time he has been living with his youngest son, Frank L.

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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