Andrew J. Newman

Andrew J. Newman was born in DELAWARE county, NY in 1835, son of Francis A. Newman, 
who was a native of Otsego county, whose father, Rev. Bishop A. Newman, was a
prominent divine, and a soldier in the Revolutionary war. Francis A Newman, Jr.,
served in the War of 1812, and in 1816 married Miss Alger, and remained in
OTSEGO county until 1819; there his wife died and left three children; Aseneth,
Filinda and William; after which he married his second wife, Sarah Perhamas, by
whom he had three children; John W., Peter, and Andrew J. In 1855 he came to
Steuben county and settled in the town of Wayland near Loon Lake and engaged in
farming. Peter first settled in Cohocton, where he engaged in the lumbering
business, and later settled in Wallace. Andrew J. has been for many years an
extensive buyer and shipper of live stock, having also extensive farming
interests, and for twelve years he carried on a market in Hornellsville. In 1888
he settled in the western part of the town of Cohocton. For nearly thirty-seven
years he has been an official member of the Loon Lake M. E. church, and for
nineteen years superintendent of the Sunday school. He married Catherine
Mehlenbacher, by whom he had five children; Mary (Mrs. Frank Small), Samuel W.,
Charles P., Gertrude and Floyd W. From "Landmarks of Steuben County" by Hon. Harlo Hakes 1896.
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