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J. Fitch Lansing, Palermo, was born September 10, 1830, son of Isaac N. Lansing, who was born  November 8, 1796. The family is one of the oldest in this portion of the State. The grandfather, Jacob Lansing, was born in Rensselaer county in 1767 and came to Madison county. He was a hotel keeper in his younger days, then moved to Cazenovia. The mother of our subject was Lucretia W., daughter of Frederick Wilcox. She married Isaac N. Lansing October 11, 1819. The children were Eunice Lucretia,  Sarah E., J. Fitch, William S. and Erastus. Eunice L. and Erastus are deceased. Our subject married February 10, 1853, Jane M., daughter of Lehman Austin of this town. Their children are Eunice, Emily L., Noble A., of whom Eunice and Emily are deceased. Lehman Austin was born in 1800 and died in 1863 and his wife was born in 1801 and died in 1870.

Source: Churchill, John C.  Landmarks of Oswego County, New York. Syracuse, N. Y.: D. Mason & Company, Publishers, 1894, p. 60.

 

 

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