Biography of Frank H. Purdy
Yates County, NY Biographies





Purdy, Frank H., son of Isaac and Sarah (Stewart) Purdy, was born in this town, April 19, 1839. He received his education at the common schools and Penn Yan Academy, after which he returned to the farm, where he has been very successful in the raising of fruit, especially grapes, of which he has a fine vineyard on the road from Penn Yan to Branchport. In politics he is a Farmers' Alliance, was elected as the first president of Yates County Farmers' Alliance, re-elected and holds that position at present. Mr. Purdy and wife attend the St. Luke's Episcopal Church, at Branchport. He married November 3, 1863, Emma C. Hustled, of Potter, N. Y.

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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