Biography of S. Jerome Stetson
Potter County, PA Biographies

S. JEROME STETSON, farmer, P. 0. White's Corners, was born in Otselic, Chenango Co., N. Y., November 5, 1841, a son of Oliver and Abigail (Hardy) Stetson. He was reared in his native towns, and received a limited education in the common schools. He was a soldier in the Civil war, enlisting January 6, 1864, in Company A, Ninth New York Heavy Artillery, was on detached service until the close of the struggle, and was honorably discharged in May, 1865. In June of the same year he settled in Harrison township, on the farm he now owns, which he had purchased prior to his enlistment, and cleared and improved the same. In January, 1866, he married Orcelia, daughter of R. M. and Almira (Lighthall) Howard, of Harrison township, and they have two children, Edith and Jay. Mr. Stetson is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church; in politics he is a Republican.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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