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Surname: Eastman

Biographical Sketch of Stephen Eastman

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now STEPHEN EASTMAN was a cloth-dresser by trade, resided at the Flat, and for many years took a conspicuous part in the affairs of the town. He was for a long time a leading Justice, for a dozen years Selectman, and Representative in 1817, ’18 and ’19. He was affable, honest in his dealings, and much...

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Biographical Sketch of Joseph Eastman

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now JOSEPH EASTMAN came to this town from Hopkinton, N. H., about the middle of the century, and settled at the East Village. He was a joiner by trade, and a valuable citizen. He afterwards removed to the west part of the town and turned his attention to farming. He was a Representative in 1838 and...

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Biographical Sketch of Timothy Eastman

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now TIMOTHY C. EASTMAN, son of Joseph Eastman, Esq., was horn May 30, 1821. His time during his minority was divided between farming, mechanical work, teaching, and attending school at Kimball Union Academy. In 184.5 he married Lucy, daughter of John Putnam, Esq. After four years of farming in the East, he removed to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1850, and commenced the milk trade. After the first two years he kept one hundred cows. In 1853, in connection with his milk business, he commenced dealing in cattle for the Cleveland market, and in 1854 began to ship them to New York and Boston. In 1857 he removed to New York, where he has since resided, and is one of the most extensive and successful dealers in cattle in the city. He has achieved a handsome fortune. In youth he was fond of hunting and fishing, and being a man of uncommon physical power was always the champion of the wrestling match. During the past year he has purchased him a beautiful farm on the Hudson River, about sixty miles above the city of New York, containing four hundred acres of choice land, where, besides a large number of working and fat oxen and horses, he keeps over one hundred cows, from which during the past season lie has...

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Biographical Sketch of Prosper L. Eastman

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now PROSPER L. EASTMAN, son of Joseph Eastman, Esq., was born March 1, 1825. Jan. 4, 1846, married Eleanor H. Haven, daughter of Moses, and granddaughter of Rev. Jacob Haven. In 1855 he went West, and engaged as a drover in Ohio and Wisconsin for four years, at the expiration of which time he returned to New York City, and became connected in business with his brother as a cattle broker. He is now located at Albany-the great cattle rendezvous from the West-where he is operating in connection with his brother at New York, Like his brother, in him are combined enterprise and sound...

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Biographical Sketch of Timothy C. Eastman, Esq.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now TIMOTHY C. EASTMAN, Esq., born May 30, 1821, was first a farmer at Croydon, then a milkman, with a hundred cows, at Cleveland, O., and is now the cattle-king of New York. He has a beautiful residence on Fifth Avenue, and, as a financier, he has been by far the most successful son of the town. He originated the plan of transporting beef to Europe in refrigerators, by means of which he presented the Queen with the quarter of beef as fresh as when taken from the slaughter-house at New...

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