Biography of William Hurford
Yates County, NY Biographies





Hurford, William, was born in Somerset, England, in December, 1845, the youngest of nine children of James and Lydia Hurford. He came to this country in 1853 and began work as a laborer. In 1858 he bought the Lemuel Sprague farm of eighty acres, near Spencer's Corners in Benton, and this he has increased to 100 acres. In 1861 Mr. Hurford married Julia A. Holden, of Penn Yan, by which marriage these children have been born: Charles, Harry W., Bradley C. and Perley. William Hurford has been a successful farmer and a generous provider for his family. He has started his sons in business.

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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