O. W. Hinds
Contributed by Annette Campbell

O. W. Hinds was born at Exeter, OTSEGO County, NY on August 9, 1812. Lemuel Hinds, 
his father, was identified through life in Otsego county as a farmer, and
married Olivia Henry, by whom he had twelve children, five of whom are now
living. O. W., the oldest son, married Ruth, daughter of Elijah and Lucy
Babcock, and in 1840 came to Steuben County and settled in the town of Cameron,
where he bought 100 acres of land, of which he cleared up seventy acres and in
1869 he moved to the village of Bath. Mr. & Mrs. Hinds have four children:
Almond, Freeman, Mrs. Marietta Gardiner and Mrs. Annette Negus. Mr. Hinds is one
of the representative men of his town, serving as supervisor in 1862-64, also
highway commissioner for the town of Cameron. From "Landmarks of Steuben County" by Hon. Harlo Hakes, 1896
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