Niagara County

1897 Biography - Charles H. Warren

Warren, Charles H., was born in Porter, June 11, 1864, a son of Charles and Sophronia (Howder) Warren. Sophronia (Howder) Warren was born January 22, 1817, a daughter of Jacob Howder, one of the first settlers of Cambria and had one of the first grist mills in the county. Charles Warren was a farmer and had 134 acres of land; he died May 11, 1872, and his widow in 1891. Charles H. Warren was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. He is a farmer by occupation and owns 180 acres in the town of Porter and follows general farming, making a specialty of fruit growing. December 8, 1886, he married Mary M. Griffiths, daughter of John M, and Isabel (Robinson) Griffiths, he born in Rensselaer county and she in Cambria. John Griffiths came to Cambria when ten years old with his parents, Peter and Margaret Griffiths, she a daughter of Herman Robinson, one of the early settlers of Cambria. The grandfather of the subject was James Warren, who spent his last days in Michigan. They date their ancestry back to Joseph Warren of Revolutionary fame. To Mr. and Mrs. Warren were born two children: Verna S. and Chester A.

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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