Niagara County

1897 Biography - Arthur T. Burgess

Burgess, Arthur T., Somerset, was born in England, August 12, 1854, and came with his parents to America in 1858, locating in Canada until the spring of 1865, when they came to Niagara county. He was first married to Mary Wickham and she died in 1883, when he married Flora Decker, March 30, 1892. They have three children: Gail, born February 11, 1893; George, born May 11, 1894; and Deloss, born December 7, 1895. Mr. Burgess's mother is living in Tonawanda; his father died in 1869. There were ten children in this family: Catherine, born March 4, 1845; Anna, born February 23, 1847; Sarah, born September 23, 1848; Edward, born February 12, 1850; Frederick J., born Augus1 5, 1851; Mary E., born November 21, 1852; Arthur T., born August 14, 1854; Walter S., born July 6, 1856, died July 31, 1856; Maria C., born August 22, 1857, all born in England; and Alfred S., born July 8, 1860; Edith F., born October 15, 1863, were born in Canada, and Lucy T., born in Niagara county, March 20, 1865. Mr. Burgess is engaged in fruit growing and stock raising.

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