Niagara County

1897 Biography - Joshua J. Haight

Haight, Joshua J., Somerset, was born in Somerset, August 13, 1845, and is a son of Stephen and Celia (Humphrey) Haight, both of whom are dead. His grandfather came from Cayuga county to Somerset in the spring of 1820, and built the house now owned by the subject. Mr. Haight received his earlier education in the public schools near his home, finishing in the Lockport Union School, after which he engaged in farming which he has since been engaged in and very successfully, being a fruit and grain farmer, and also raises stock. November 1, 1871, he married Emily Huntington, daughter of Joshua and Rebecca Huntington, and they have six children: Stephen J., born March 30, 1875, married Ruby C., born March 19, 1877, now Mrs. Peacock; Fred W., born September 16, 1880; Louis G., born July 25, 1882; Roy A., born April 25, 1885; and Rosetta, born October 14, 1887.

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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