Biography of James Waldron
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Waldron, James, a native of Jersey City, N. J., learned the trade of coach making and came to Geneva, N. Y., when a young man. Here he married in 1824, Jane, daughter of James Rice, a Revolutionary veteran. In 1833 they moved to Dresden and lived there for five years. He then moved to Michigan, but owing to the malarious character of that country he returned to Yates County and purchased what was called the Elder Goff farm where he lived until his death, which occurred October 3, 1883. His wife died April 17, 1872. Their children were Helen, John, Elizabeth, Henry, Edwin and Anna. Helen died March 22, 1837, aged twelve years. John died December 5, 1846, aged nineteen years. Elizabeth married Henry Coon and died in Washington, D. C., March 21, 1872. Henry, a physician, married Emma Byrnes, in Washington, located in Barnesville, Md., where he was stricken with consumption and returned to Benton, where he died August 2, 1861. One child, Anna, survives him. Edwin married Esther Crosby, of Benton, October 16, 1861, and resides on the homestead. He is a breeder of thoroughbred Jersey cattle and is a thorough, practical farmer. Anna married James Williams. They reside in Orleans County, 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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