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BIOGRAPHY of ADSON J. RUMSEY

Adson J. Rumsey was born in Delaware County NY, December 15, 1847, son of Simeon K. and Miranda (Bogart) Rumsey, who settled in that county about 1856. They had ten children: Emily Davison, Charles W., Anna E. Cleveland, Frances H., deceased, Harriet C. Aldrich, Peter B., Adson J., George Y., Edward A., and Sarah E. Simeon K. followed blacksmithing and farming. He was active in the Thurston (Steuben Co, NY) Methodist-Episcopal church. Adson J. married Henrietta L., daughter of Lewis and Henrietta (Dean) Hazeltine, of Cameron. Mr. Rumsey is a charter member and first master of the Hedgesville Subordinate Grange No. 697. He has also been chaplain. In early life Mr. Rumsey followed lumbering, but in 1879 he commenced farming and now owns 100 acres of land.

Taken from "Landmarks of Steuben County" by Hon. Harlo Hakes 1896.
This family unrelated to typist, Annette Campbell, August 12, 2001



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