Biography of A. G. Wigglesworth
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Wigglesworth, A. G., furniture and undertaking, was born at Palmyra April 1, 1841, and has always resided here. Matthew W., the father, a native of Yorkshire, England, came to America and located at Palmyra in 1836 with his wife, Elizabeth (Hudson) Wigglesworth, and a family of four sons, and six daughters. Mr. Wigglesworth was educated at the Palmyra Classical Union School, followed farming until 1873, then located in Palmyra in the coal and produce trade till 1891, when he sold and embarked in the furniture and undertaking business. He was assessor three years, and overseer five years. In 1862 he married Emma L., daughter of Noah Palmer, one of the pioneers of the county, and they have one son, Orla A., and one daughter, Ala.

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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