Niagara County

1897 Biography - Luther Forsyth

Forsyth, Luther, was born at Warren's Corners, December 14, 1825. His father, Edmund Forsyth, was a native of Genesee county and came to Warren's Corners in 1805 with his parents, John and Mary (Ganson) Forsyth, who purchased a farm of the Holland Land Company. He died in 1812. Edmund Forsyth was identified through life as a farmer, and married Harriet, daughter of William Pardy. He was a public spirited man and took the lead in public affairs, taking an active interest in school and church works. He died November 16, 1877, in his seventy-fifth year. Luther Forsyth was educated in the common schools and has followed farming all his life. In 1849 he married Sarah, daughter of Demars Perry, and they have one daughter, Mrs. Jessie See. Mr. Forsyth is one of the representative men of his town. serving as justice for eighteen years, and is recognized as a man of conservative character, who has ever advanced the best interests of town and townspeople.

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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