Biography of Henry R. Sill
Yates County, NY Biographies





Sill, Henry Rose, son of Samuel and Susan (Rose) Sill, was born in Geneva, N. Y. His mother died when he was four years of age, and his uncle, Henry Rose, of this town, adopted and educated him at Geneva, N. Y. Mr. Sill then returned and remained on the farm with his uncle until Mr. Rose died. Mr. Sill now owns the old homestead, which is one of the finest farms in Jerusalem, and is stocked with fine graded horses and cattle. He is a Republican, was elected supervisor two terms, 1889 and 1890, and has always taken an active part in the affairs of this town. He is a member of Milo Lodge F. A. M., of Penn Yan, N. Y. May 5, 1880, he married Mary Ida, daughter of Charles Stebbins, of Branchport, N. Y., and their children are Henry Rose, Elizabeth Nelson, and Mary Cornelia. Mr. Sill and his family are members of St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Branchport, 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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