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Oliver Lee – Bicentennial Biography No. 27

Oliver Lee was born in Lebanon, Conn. on Dec. 23, 1791. He was married in Connecticut, Oct. 30, 1813, to Eliza Downer. That same year, Lee came to Genesee County, N.Y. and settled in Orangeville – now Wyoming County – and started a farm. He was an early constable and a deputy sheriff for Genesee County… Continue reading

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Seth Cole – Bicentennial Biography No. 24

Seth Cole was born in Chesterfield, Mass. in the 1756. He served in the Revolutionary War and married Celia Sampson in Chesterfield in the early 1790s. Cole came to the area with his family in 1805 from Paris, N.Y. and settled at the mouth of Canadaway Creek… Continue reading

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