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Bicentennial Biographies No. 156 – 160

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Walter Smith (Dunkirk), Sophia Williams (Fredonia), Clara Elizabeth Sackett (Westfield & Jamestown) ,  Grace Galloway (Jamestown) and Jennifer Stuczynski Suhr (Fredonia). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Aug. 15 – Aug. … Continue reading

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Dr. Squire White – Bicentennial Biography No. 16

Dr. Squire White was born at Guilford, Vermont on November 20, 1785. He studied medicine in the office of his brother, Dr. Asa White, in Sherburne, New York, and in the office of Dr. Joseph White, of Cherry Valley – at that time one of the most celebrated physicians and surgeons in New York State. When he arrived in Canadaway… Continue reading

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Hezekiah Barker – Bicentennial Biography No. 9

Hezekiah Barker, a native of Rhode Island, settled within the limits of the present village of Fredonia in the fall of 1806. The village common, in the center of the village, was a donation from him to the corporate village and bears his name. He built a gristmill in partnership with Richard Williams and traveled 80 miles to Pennsylvania with an ox team to get the grist stones… Continue reading

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