TOWN OF RED HOUSE

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES FROM: "HISTORICAL GAZETTEER AND BIOGRAPHICAL MEMORIAL of CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, NY, ed by WILLIAM ADAMS, Published 1893

Bio from:

Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Co. NY, ed by William Adams, pub 1893

History of the Town of Red House Chapter XLV (45)

Page 1081

Surname: BURGETT

The BURGETT family in Red House have been among the town's most prominent and enterprising citizens. Richard BURGETT opened a hotel in the village in 1871 and the same year was elected supervisor. Frank A. BURGETT has held the office by re-election since 1887.

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Bio from:

Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Co. NY, ed by William Adams, pub 1893

History of the Town of Red House Chapter XLV (45)

Page 1081

Surname: FRINK

Darius FRINK, the first permanent settler in Red House, was a native of Sterling, Conn., and for one year was a resident of Carroll, Chautauqua county. In 1828 he came to this town, where for many years he was the only white inhabitant. During the last few years of his life he lived on lot 18 in town 2, where his son James subsequently resided. The latter has served his town in official capacities, being supervisor in 1886. Nelson, his brother, lived and died in town.

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Bio from:

Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Co. NY, ed by William Adams, pub 1893

History of the Town of Red House Chapter XLV (45)

Page 1081

Surname: FULLER

Howard FULLER settled first in Randolph, then in Pennsylvania, and in 1839 in Cold Spring, whence he subsequently removed to Red House. He was a prominent pioneer and long carried on an extensive mercantile and lumbering business. He was supervisor of Cold Spring four years and held other local offices. His son Howard, Jr., served as supervisor of Red House in 1870, from 1879 to 1881, in 1883, and in 1884. He came here in 1858.

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Bio from:

Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Co. NY, ed by William Adams, pub 1893

History of the Town of Red House Chapter XLV (45)

Page 1081

Surname: ROSENBERRY

James ROSENBERRY was born in Butler county, Pa., and became the second permanent settler in Red House, locating on lot 31 in 1837. He went to Great Valley in 1815 and thence to Salamanca in 1816, where he lived until his removal hither. He died here, the oldest man in town.

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