Biographical Sketch of Herbert C. Flood
Herbert C., son of Luther Flood, was born in Coldwater, Michigan, February 18, 1860, and was educated there in the public schools. He came to Phelps, New York, when a young child and received his education in the public schools. He commenced his business life as a farm hand. Afterwards he leased a farm on shares and in 1903 bought it. He is one of the most industrious and prosperous farmers of the town, making a specialty of his dairy. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal church of Phelps, and a member of its official board. In politics he is a Republican.
He married Rose E. Case, born September 11, 1875, daughter of Theodore and Eunice (Cobb) Case, whose other children were: Ada Frances Case, born October 14, 1865, married November 4, 1894, William Smalledge, and she died October 14, 1896; Edith M. Case, born February 2, 1868, died May 30, 1874; Bertha A. Case, born October 8, 1869, died August 19, 1888; Clara Belle Case, August 16, 1871, married, October 25, 1893, Charles Wheeler; Nellie L. Case, May 13, 1873, married, December 4, 1894, Ellsworth Porter; William L. Case, July 7, 1877, married, June 24, 1903, Elizabeth Ottley; Charles Theodore Case, October 6, 1883, married, December 14, 1908, Bessie Gleason.