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History of Tioga County, Pennsylvania

History of Tioga County, Pennsylvania, (W. W. Munsell & Co., New York : 1883) 
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BRIEF SKETCHES OF PIONEERS AND LEADING CITIZENS.
Many other biographical sketches, embraced in the body of the work, may be found by reference to the Table of Contents.

CHATHAM AND CLYMER TOWNSHIPS, WESTFIELD TOWNSHIP AND BOROUGH.
LUCIUS O. BEACH was born in Knoxville borough, March 10th 1832. He married Mary L. Bowen, of Tompkins county, N.Y. He is a farmer in Chatham township, and has been constable 16 years. He is a member of the Odd Fellows' and Masonic orders and of the Knights of Honor.

WINTHROP W. BEACH was born in Knoxville, this county, September 3oth 183o, and married Margaret Curran, of Steuben county, N. Y. He is a farmer; has been supervisor of Chatham township; and is a member of the Knights of Honor.

WILLIAM E. CALKINS, farmer in Chatham, is a native of Oneida county, N.Y., and was born April 5th 1836. He married Eliza M. Cooper, of Chatham. In the civil war he was a member of Company G 6th Ohio volunteers and in charge of a company of scouts two years. During the last year of the war he was in the 24th N.Y. cavalry.

RANDOLPH CHURCHILL was born April 22nd 1828, at Ithaca, N.Y. His wife was Fanny Close, of Chatham. Mr. Churchill is a farmer, living in Chatham.

ERASTUS COOPER was born in Vernon, N.Y., October 21st 1827, and married Amanda Sedam, of Steuben county, N.Y., in which State he formerly lived. He has a farm in Westfield township.

GEORGE W. DOUGLASS was born March 8th 1843, at Sabinsville, where he is now a merchant. He married Violette Roberts, of the same place. He has been postmaster (four years), town clerk and school director.

ANNING ELLIS, farmer, Westfield, is a native of Allegany county, N.Y., and was born February 28th 1819. September 30th 1849 he married Martha Pritchard, of Lawrenceville.

PHILIP ERWAY was born in Tompkins county, N.Y., September 14th 1823, and married Mary King, of Chatham, in which township he has his farm.

HENRY MATTESON is a native of Knoxville borough, and was born July 8th 1832. Mrs. Matteson was Betsey Cooper, of Chatham. Mr. M. is a farmer; has been supervisor of Chatham three terms, and tax collector one year.

BENJAMIN OWLETT is one of the foremost farmers of Chatham township, of which he is a native. He was born May 26th 1842, and married Miss W. Beeman, of Middlebury Center.

THOMAS OWLETT, farmer, came in 1831 from England, where he was born September 23d 1823. In 1839 he came to Chatham township. He married Mary West in 1847. She died in 1866, and in December 1868 he married Martha J. Avery.

W. H. PARSONS is a native of Columbia county, N.Y. He was born July 4th 1824. The first Mrs. Parsons was Miss Emma E. Baker. They were married in 1851. In 1868 Mr. P. married Miss A. W. Flint, of Unadilla, N.Y. He has followed tailoring for the last four years. He is a justice of the peace at Westfield borough.

E. F. Radeker, blacksmith at Sabinsille, was born in Delaware county, N.Y., September 12th 1836. Mrs. Radeker was Miss O.M. Knowles, of Westfield, this county.

JOSEPH A. TUBBS, farmer, Westfield, was born in Woodhull, N.Y., in 1835. his wife, Mary Malloroy, was a lady of Westfield.

GEORGE WASS was born in Tioga county, N.Y., August 7th 1819, and in 1837 came with his parents to Chatham, which was then a wilderness. He married Jane Faulkner, of Deerfield. He is a farmer.

WILLIAM WASS JR. was born September 25th 1832, and in 1857 married Mary Lee, of Chatham township. He is a farmer and speculator.

A. YALE, farmer, Sabinsville, was born at Utica, N.Y., April 16th 1824, and married Sarah A. Ackley, of Groton, N.Y.
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