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John Blowers – Bicentennial Biography No. 15

Not much is known about John Blowers, only that he was born in Rensselaer County, New York in 1785 and moved to the Chautauqua County area in 1810 with his wife, Phoebe. The couple had come to the area from Pittstown, New York when John’s employer, James Prendergast, also returned to the area. In November 1810, Blowers, built a log cabin near what is today Fairmount Avenue… Continue reading

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