Harwick, L., was born in Caledonia, Livingston county, N. Y., June 2. 1820, a son of Elias Harwick, who spent most of his days in Livingston county, but died in Michigan. L. Harwick was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. He first engaged in farming, which he followed for several years, and in 1855 came to Ransomville, where he engaged in a general store, dealing in all kinds of machinery and agricultural implements, and also owns fifty-five acres of land. He married Mary A. S. Roberts, and they had three children: Elwin L., Everett A., and Ada M. The sons are in partnership with their father, the firm being known as Harwick & Sons. Mr. Harwick is a Republican and has been constable and collector. He is a Free Mason, member of Ransomville Lodge No. 551, F. & A. M., and has been treasurer of the lodge for about sixteen years.
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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