Niagara County

1897 Biography - James Liddell

Liddell, James, Somerset, was born in Scotland, April 6, 1836, and came to Canada with his parents in 1848, where he remained until the fall of 1859, when he came to West Somerset and for a time worked by the month. January 5, 1869, he married Mrs. Sarah C. Niles, daughter of George McGiven of Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Liddell have one son, Marcus L., born May 14, 1870, who resides in North Tonawanda and is in the employ of the Electric Railroad Company. Mr. Liddell has been constable for six or seven years, serving his constituents with satisfaction, and is now justice of the peace. He spent one season in Kansas buying apples, worked six years on the Erie Canal and by thrift and enterprise has obtained a fine farm which is well cultivated.

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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