Biography of Samuel Botsford
Yates County, NY Biographies





Botsford, Samuel, son of Elijah and Margaret (Scott) Botsford, was born in this town in 1809, and was educated at the common schools of that day. He was a farmer and taught school during the winter months. A Republican in politics, he was prominent in town and county affairs, was supervisor of Jerusalem for four terms, and clerk of Yates County one term. Mr. Botsford married Esther C., daughter of Levi and Mariah Spangler, of this town, and they have four children: Frank, who married Myrtie (who died June 26, 1890), daughter of Dr. J. C. Wightman, of Branchport, N. Y.; Walter (deceased); Mary, who married George D. Vail, of this town, and Dr. Wade H. Botsford, who lives at Dresden, N. Y. Frank now owns the old homestead and carries on farming and fruit growing. His mother lives with him.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Yates County, NY
Biographies

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium