Niagara County

1897 Biography - Frank H. Terry

Terry, Frank H., was born on the homestead September 26, 1835. His father, a native of Harpersfield, N. Y., came to Niagara county in 1821 and bought his farm of 385 acres and afterwards added 200 acres more. He married Ruth, daughter of Lezar Treadwell, and through life was identified as a farmer. He was a man of strong character, who took an active interest in the anti-slavery agitation and in 1850 entertained Hon. Frederick Douglass for several weeks; he died in 1866. F. H. Terry was educated in the common schools and in 1870 married Eugenia, daughter of N. G. Stebbins, and they have two daughters, Florence and Mabel.

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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