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Bicentennial Biographies No. 36 – 40

A collection of biographies from Chautauqua County, featuring Royal Keyes & William Breed (Jamestown), James McClurg (Westfield), Patrick Falconer (Falconer), William Broadhead (Jamestown), and Asahel Burnham (Arkwright)… Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 33 – 35

A collection of biographies from Chautauqua County, featuring Heman Bush (Busti), Elial T. Foote (Jamestown), and Silas Shearman (Jamestown). Continue reading

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Lloyd Moore – Bicentennial Biography No. 30

When it comes to stock car racing, no event is bigger than the Daytona 500. The roots of the Daytona 500 go back to the early 1950s, when several short-track races were held on Daytona Beach. And one of the drivers who took part in one of those races was Chautauqua County’s own Lloyd Moore… Continue reading

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Daniel Sherman – Bicentennial Biography No. 26

Judge Daniel Sherman was born in Busti, NY Nov. 29, 1821 to Daniel and Eunice Clark Sherman. His father was an early settler of Busti and had served as the town’s first supervisor as well as the county sheriff. He was also instrumental in the creation and management of the Chautauqua County Bank… Continue reading

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William Storum – Bicentennial Biography No. 25

The history of the Underground Railroad in Busti is associated with the efforts of several men, most significantly, William Storum. The Storum farm was located on Sanbury Rd., about a mile to the southwest of Busti corners… Continue reading

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