Biographical Sketch of Joseph P. Hathaway
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(VIII) Joseph P., son of Perez Hathaway, was born at Farmington, New York, August 31, 1833, and died June 14, 1897. He was educated in the public schools and at the Canandaigua Academy. He also followed farming and raised high-grade cattle and sheep. In politics he was a Republican, and for a number of years was a justice of the peace of the town. He was a member of the Hicksite church. He married, February 20, 1860, Ellen A. Bristol, born in 1835, died June 12, 1874, second daughter of Arnold A. and Maria (Aldrich) Bristol, of Macedon, Wayne county. He married (second), September 25, 1878, Mrs. Helena Beach, of Victor. Her father was born in Dutchess county. Children: 1. Elizabeth M., born at Farmington, November 23, 1861 ; married. 1887, Andrew Hamm, who died in May, 1909; children: Marguerite and Joseph Hamm. 2. Arnold Bristol, mentioned elsewhere. 3. Ellen Josephine, June 20, 1868; married Charles Gunnison, and had one son, Cameron.