Biography of Abram Weed
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Weed, Abram, was born in the town of Galen December 2, 1830. His father, Henry, was a native of Norwich, Conn. The family were of French extraction. Abram received his education in the common schools, after which he taught several winters and worked on the farm in the summer. At the age of twenty seven he married Emily, daughter of Peter Shear, of Junius, and they have three children: Wallace N., Harry M., and Mrs. Dora E. Baker. In 1862 he inherited and purchased the homestead of 100 acres, which has been in the family seventy years. In 1884 he bought the Thomas Lapel property of ninety five acres, raising fruit, hay, grain and stock. Our subject is one of the leading farmers in his town, was elected assessor three terms and road commissioner three terms.

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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