This history of Cayuga County New York published in 1879, provides a look at the first 80 years of existence for this county, with numerous chapters devoted to it’s early history. One value of this manuscript may be found in the etched engravings found throughout of idyllic scenes of Cayuga County including portraits of men, houses, buildings, farms, and scenery. Included are 90 biographies of early settlers, and histories of the individual townships along with lists of men involved in the Union Army during the Civil War on a regiment by regiment basis.
Charles Homer Cuykendall, 74, formerly of 3175 Swartz Rd. who had been living with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barron of 2545 Yargerville Rd., died of a heart ailment at 10:45 a.m. yesterday [April 28, 1970] in Mercy Hospital where he had been since April 6. He had been in poor health