Niagara County

1897 Biography - Emerson Day

Day, Emerson, was born near Potsdam, St. Lawrence county, N. Y., July18, 1830. His father, Asa Day, was a native of Vermont and came to Niagara county in 1832, settling in Lockport, where he was identified as a farmer. Emerson Day was educated in the town of Lockport and in 1881 came to Gasport, where he now resides. ln 1853 he married Caroline, daughter of John R. Lounsberry (born April 4, 1835, and died January 16, 1896), and they have two children: Wilber S., and Mrs. Della E. Manchester. Mr. Emerson is one of the conservative men of the town and has served as highway commissioner and takes an intelligent interest in school and church matters.

Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897

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