Biography of John Gelder
Yates County, NY Biographies





Gelder, John, a native of Yorkshire, England, came to Geneva, N. Y., about 1835. He resided there five years, then settled in Jerusalem, where he lived until his death, in 1881. Of his six children four survive; John Br., was born in 1838 and married Elizabeth, daughter of Benona Pearce, by whom he had four children, two of whom are living, Jennie E. and Edwin B. Mr. Gelder has a farm of 140 acres, and a grape vineyard of twenty acres. He has served as assessor one year. Mr. Gelder owns the farm where his father settled over fifty years ago.

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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