Biography of Myron Peckins
Yates County, NY Biographies





Peckins, Myron, a son of Elipha and Martha Peckins, early settlers in this county, was born in Benton, October 21, 1829, and reared on a farm. He devoted several winters to teaching school, worked his father's farm, and afterward became its owner. By industry and perseverance he acquired a comfortable competency. In 1880 Mr. Peckins became a resident of the county seat. In 1854 he married Sarah J., daughter of Alvah Taylor, of Benton, by whom he has two children, Ion, wife of Norman Lockwood, of Penn Yang, and Byron E., who married Florence A. Henderson and now lives on the old home farm at Benton.

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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