Biography of Oliver Snook
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Snook, Oliver, of Barrington, was born in Sussex County, N. J , November 21, 1824, a son of William and Mary (Lontz) Snook, and came with his parents to New York in 1837. William Snook died September 30, 1840, aged fifty five years; and his wife died October 30, 1849. He was one of a family of eight children, of whom four survive. The father was a farmer and stock dealer in his later years, and a hotel keeper in early life, at Sussex County, N. J. Oliver was reared on a farm, receiving a common school education. He married in Barrington, September 18, 1844, Miss Mary A. Disbrow, by whom he had five children, viz.: Lorenzo D., Lyman W., Alanson, Watson J., and Willsiam O. Mr. Snook owns a farm of 124 acres, with some three acres of raspberries. His wife died June 26, 1891.

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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