Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Beers, Philo F. 1820-1891 Hancock, NY Obituary

Beers, Philo F. 1820-1891

Philo F. Beers died in Hancock, Sunday, Feb. 28, aged 71 years.
Deceased was born in the town of Walton, 1820, being a son of Hezekiah Beers, who came from Connecticut to Walton in the early part of this century. He grew to manhood in Walton, and was a farmer on Dunk Hill up to about 1848. In that year he moved his family and household goods to Hancock on a raft. He has since been engaged in several lines of business. His father, Hezekiah Beers, was the pioneer of Beerston—Herald.

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