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Frank, third son of Samuel and Frances (Barhite) Cammett, was born in Hopewell, September 3, 1875. Having pursued the elementary branches of study in the district school he entered the Canandaigua Union School and was graduated from that well-known institution. His agricultural training began at an early age, and he began the activities of life fully able to weather its vicissitudes and obtain the rewards of honest and determined effort. April 1, 1910, he purchased a desirable farm of one hundred acres in Geneva, and is now (1910) engaged in its cultivation, looking forward with courage and optimism to a prosperous future. Politically he acts with the Republican party. For fourteen years he has been a member of Stanley Lodge, No. 434, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Gorham, New York; has been a member of the Patrons of Husbandry for six years; and in his religious faith he is a Methodist.

Mr. Cammett married, April 28, 1897, Katherine Esther Barber, born October 28, 1873, in Benton, Yates county, New York. Their children are: 1. Allen Watson, born April 25, 1899. 2. Clifford, February 19, 1903. 3. Arthur Franklin, October 4, 1905. Mrs. Katherine Esther Cammett is a daughter of William Barber, who was born at Hillsdale, Columbia county, New York, June 15, 1845, and followed the carpenter’s trade in Benton. September 1, 1867, he married Carrie Pelton, born in Pultney, Steuben county, New York, June 4, 1849. Children: I. Mary Cora, born September 27, 1869, married Benjamin Willoughby and has three children: Frank, Howard and Harold. 2. Lena, born July 28, 1871, married Floyd Walrath and has one daughter, Carrie. 3. Catherine Esther, now (1910) the wife of Frank Cammett as previously stated. 4. Minnie, born October 16, 1875, married William Schauble, September 12, 1897, and had two sons: George and Henry. e. George, born September 22, 1877, married Marjorie Holden.

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