Biography of Johnson J. Denniston
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Denniston, Johnson J., son of Edward Denniston, was born in Torrey, July 12, 1845, spent his boyhood on his father's farm, and received a business education in Eastman's College, at Poughkeepsie. In 1864, at the request of his parents, he took charge of his father's farm and at the latter's death in 1875, he purchased the homestead of the heirs. Mr. Denniston is a prominent man in town affairs. He held the position of supervisor in 1888 and again in 1889 and served as highway commissioner in 1886. He is a regular attendant at the Presbyterian Church, of which his wife is a member. December 12, 1875 , he married Anna A. Dunlap, of Victor, Ontario County, N. Y. They have two daughters, Maud D. and A. Lulu.

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


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