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Lorenzo Wilson was born in Madison county in 1839, son of Timothy Wilson, a native of the same county, who was one of eight children and came to Oswego county about 1847, and settled on a farm in Palermo. Later he moved to Hastings, where he and his wife Lydia Elwood Wilson spent their remaining days. They had five children,  William, Elizabeth, Silas L., Sylvanus D., and Allen Adelbert. At the age of twenty-one subject began life for himself as a farmer, and in 1869 purchased his present farm.  He has also been interested in horse breeding and stock raising. In 1861 he married Alvira F. Pangborn and their children are States Barton, Mrs. Sarah Morgan, and Mrs.  Cora Gates of Clay, Onondaga county and William J. Subject and wife are members of the M. E. church of Upson Corners, has been church delegate and is now steward.

 

Source: Churchill, John C.  Landmarks of Oswego County, New York. Syracuse, N. Y.: D. Mason & Company, Publishers, 1895, pp. 255-256.

 

 

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