Biography of Jacob W. Thayer
Yates County, NY Biographies





Thayer, Jacob W., son of Jacob Thayer, was born in Milo April 7, 1839. He bought a sixty acre farm from his father on the lake road and in 1864 he purchased a fifty acre farm on the Bath road. This latter has been sold in parcels until Mr. Thayer has but little left-about seventeen acres-which is all in vineyard: On November 15, 1859, he married Marietta, daughter of Joel Workman, of Milo. They have two children, Anna Amelia and William Joel. Mr. Thayer has been an extensive traveler, selling agricultural implements over a territory of eleven States for D. M. Osborn & Co. of Auburn. He is also the inventor and builder of a binder that has done excellent work.

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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