Niagara County

1897 Biography - Henry Grigg

Grigg, Henry, was born in Somerset county, England, June 6, 1833, a son of the late Joshua Grigg, a well known miller. Henry Grigg was educated in England, and at an early age was apprenticed to a miller and served at that business until 1855, when he immigrated with his parents to America, settling in Skaneateles, N. Y., where he engaged in milling until 1861, then moving to Rochester, was for eight years in the employ of the Rochester Milling Company. In 1869 he removed to Lockport, where he was made superintendent of the Saxton & Thompson Flour Mills and remained there until 1885, at which time he accepted the position tendered him, and which he still retains, as superintendent of the Central Milling Company's Mills at Niagara Falls, and became a resident of that place. He was married in May, 1856, to Elizabeth Ann French of Skaneateles, N. Y., and they have four children, three sons and one daughter.

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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