Biography of Uriah Hair
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Hair, Uriah, a farmer and fruit grower, born in 1825, now lives on and operates the same farm that was settled by his grandfather in 1806. Great grandfather came from Massachusetts after grandfather had been here a few years and built him a log house on the farm and lived here until his death. He never owned any part of it. Mr. Hair married in 1845 Julia Smith, of which union a daughter was born, Mary, wife of William R. Stanton. Mrs. Hair died in 1849. She was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. He married second, Emeline Huson. To their marriage one son was born, Luther M. In the fall of 1873 Mr. Hair moved to Rochester, N. Y., where he engaged in the grocery business, remaining but a short time. He returned to his farm near Dundee, where he now resides. He is an extensive fruit grower, has twenty acres of grape vineyard, forty acres of raspberries, 2,600 peach trees, fourteen acres of apple orchard, 1,200 plum trees, five and a half acres of strawberries and two acres of blackberries. In the fall of 1890 he shipped thirty tons of grapes. Mr. Hair is a member of the Masonic order, Dundee Lodge, No. 123, and both himself and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church.

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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