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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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Bicentennial Biographies No. 126 – 130

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring  Reuben Fenton (Carroll), Thomas Horan (Dunkirk), Alonzo Cushing and William Cushing (Fredonia) and David Parker (Ashville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations July 4 – July 8, 2011. No. 126 – … 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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Zattu Cushing – Bicentennial Biography No. 8

The first white man to settle in what is now Fredonia was Thomas McClintock. But the first to permanently settle on the waters of Canadaway Creek was Zattu Cushing, who came in 1805 from Oneida County.

A ship’s carpenter by trade, Cushing was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts and had worked in Boston and then in Oneida County. In 1798 Continue reading

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