Biographical Sketch of Emerson Eugene Warfield

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Emerson Eugene, son of Zadock (2) Warfield, was born at Hopewell, Ontario county, April 28, 1848. He was educated in the district schools and the Canandaigua Academy. He adopted farming for his occupation and bought a small farm which he conducted in addition to the homestead, which has been in the possession of the family since 1828 and never changed owners except by inheritance. He lives in the old home which is pleasantly located on a slight elevation a mile south of Shortsville Village, affording a splendid view of the surrounding country. Mr. Warfield is a progressive and enterprising farmer and a worthy citizen. He is generous and held in high esteem by the entire community. Except for about a year, which the spent in California. he has always lived in his native town. He went to Pasadena, California, in 1908, with the intention of locating there permanently, but returned to Hopewell, finding that, all things considered, he preferred Ontario county to any other part of the world for his home. In politics he is a Republican. He and his family are members of the Presbyterian church. He married, November 9, 1871, Anna M. Corey, of Shortsville, born December 26, 1844, daughter of Amos and Harriet (Green) Corey. Children: 1. Anna Corey, married Wayne D. Power, June 14, 1897: children: Ruth, Winfred W. and Elizabeth Power. 2. Ina Maud. 3. Earl Emerson, married, January 21, 1902, Mary Cox ; children : Emerson, Harry, Robert, Harriet, deceased.

MLA Source Citation:

Milliken, Charles F. The History of Ontario County, New York, and Its People Lewis Historical Publishing Co., New York. 1911. Web. 25 January 2015. - Last updated on May 31st, 2011

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