Biography of Peter L. Dinturff
Yates County, NY Biographies





Dinturff, Peter L., son of Jacob and Rachel (Leddick) Dinturif, was born August 28, 1828, in this town. His father was born near Harrisburgh, Pa., in 1794, and came to Potter in 1803, where he married Rachel, daughter of Philip Leddick, of Fayette, Seneca County, N. Y. Peter was educated at the common schools of this town and has been a successful farmer. In politics he has been a Republican, and has always taken an active interest in the welfare of his native town. He has served on the Board of Supervisors for two terms, 1870-71, and has been assessor of the town of Potter for the last five years, and holds that office at the present time. He and his family are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Rushville, N. Y. Mr. Dinturif married Emeline, daughter of Ira Hubbard, of Alvin, N. Y., November 13, 1849, and their children are Ella, who married Charles Chapin, of Gorham, N. Y.; Nettie, who married Thomas M. Chadwick, of Eddytown, N. Y., and Nora B. Dinturif.

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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